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Chief Deputy Jamie Page comes to the Hays County Sheriff’s Office with over 39 years as a Law Enforcement professional and project manager.   Before accepting the Chief Deputy Position with the Hays County Sheriff’s Office, Chief Page was the Travis County Sheriff’s Office Training Director and Crisis Intervention Team Lieutenant.

During Chief Page’s career with Travis County, he served in first line, middle, and upper management, which included budget preparation, management, policy development and implementation in both Law Enforcement and Corrections.

Family

Married in 1983.  They have two sons, who are now adults.

Education

1973 - Associate of Arts in Law Enforcement Administration (Thornton Community College – South Holland, IL)

1978 - Bachelor of Science in Law Enforcement Administration (Western Illinois University)

Military

1973-1976 – United States Marine Corps Military Policeman

1976 - USMC Marksmanship Instructor School – Quantico, VA

Positions held during his law enforcement career:
  • Training Academy Director, Travis County - 1994 – 1999
  • Range Master, Travis County
  • Sniper/Observer & SWAT Team Member, Travis County
  • Major Incident Commander, Travis County 1985-1990
  • Lieutenant of Criminal Investigations/Major Crimes, Burglary, Theft, Sex Offender Registration, Crime Lab, Civil Process, Vehicle Impound & Estray.
  • Supervised Central Command Security staff of 67 officers and numerous buildings to include 24/7 security for the Co-Located Austin-Travis County emergency communications complex
  • Managed purchasing, maintenance and installation of equipment Sheriff’s Fleet of 525 cars to include trucks, motorcycles, boats, electric and heavy equipment.
  • Supervised Del Valle Corrections Bldg #1 a 690 inmate jail facility
  • Supervised Del Valle Corrections Complex Security force & critical incidents for  over 2,000 inmates
Professional Certifications/Specialized Training:
  • Chief Page holds a Master Peace Officer certification awarded in 1997, the highest-level certification afforded to a Texas peace officer.
  • He is also a TCLEOSE Instructor & Firearms Instructor.
  • FBI National Academy graduate class #173 - June 1993
  • Texas Licensed Jailer
  • DPS/Robinette Academy Executive Protection School 1986
  • FBI Sniper School, Camp Bullis, San Antonio, TX 1991
  • Over 5000 TCLEOSE training hours
Awards/Career Achievements

1994 - Medal of Valor, Travis County

1994 - SWAT Award, Travis County

1995 - Meritorious Conduct, Travis County

1994, 1997, 2002 & 2004 - Commendation Award, Travis County

1998 - 20 Year Safe Driving Award, Travis County

1998 - 20 years Travis County Service Pin

2002 -  Supervisor of the Year, Travis County

2003 - 25 years Travis County Service Pin

2004 - Critical Incident Stress Management Employee of the Year, Travis County

2004 - Extra Mile Award, Travis County

2004 - SWAT Award, Travis County

1993 & 2005 - Deputy Sheriff of the Year, Travis County

2006 & 2008 - Sheriff’s Unit Citation Award, Travis County

2007 - Reserve Deputy Association Outstanding Contribution, Travis County

2008 - 30 years Travis County Service Pin

2010 - 130 letters of commendation throughout the 32 years of service to Travis County

Hobbies/Interests

Chief Page is an avid hunter of hog, deer, turkey and “gator”.  He also enjoys salmon fishing & Halibut fishing in the Pacific Northwest & RVing.  He has developed an interest in retro-classic cars.  He describes himself as a firearms enthusiast and amateur collector as well.