COLLEGE STATION - The College Station Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of seven new officers from the 154th session of the Central Texas Police Academy conducted by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) where they completed a rigorous 728 hour academy.
After graduation and swearing in, they will move into a six week orientation followed by a 17 week field training program before being assigned to a patrol shift.
William Anderson: has lived in Conroe, TX for the last 20 years and is a 2000 graduate of Porter Christian Academy and moved to College Station in January and is excited to begin his law enforcement career.
Nate Becker: was born and raised in Pewaukee, WI and attended Waukesha North High School and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh where he was a punter and placekicker for the Titans. He graduated with a Criminal Justice Degree and moved to College Station to accept a position with College Station Police Department.
Daniel Mears: was born and raised in Mansfield, OH and is a 2010 graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University where he studied Criminal Justice and Economics. He is a classically trained pianist and worked in the Information Technology in the Houston area before prior joining the department.
ABOUT THE OFFICERS
James Habeeb: originally from Corpus Christi where he attended Incarnate Work Academy High School. He attended Texas A&M Galveston where he spent two years in the Navy ROTC/Maritime Academy and is a member of the Fighting Texas Aggie Class of 2013 with a major in History and minor in Anthropology.
Jonathan Shugart: was born and raised in College Station and is a 2010 graduate of A&M Consolidated High School. He has studied Criminal Justice at Blinn Junior College and will be completing his degree at Sam Houston State University.
Matthew Johnson: was raised in Groves, TX and is a 2008 graduate of Port-Neches Groves High School. He is a 2013 graduate of Sam Houston State University where he was a two-time All American in the Decathlon and a member of Team USA.
Christopher Herring: is from McAllen, TX where he attended University of Texas Pan American before transferring to Texas A&M University where he studied Aerospace Engineering. He will continue his studies as he begins his career in law enforcement.
The new officers were sworn in by City of College Station Municipal Judge Ed Spillane and will now begin their orientation and field training program.