Captain Mike Davenport became the Captain of the Law Enforcement Bureau in February 2018. He began his career in law enforcement with Hays County as an emergency communications operator at The Hays County Sheriff’s Office in 1993. During his career with the sheriff’s office he has held the positions of emergency communications operator, patrol deputy, detective, patrol sergeant, patrol lieutenant, and Captain of both the Law Enforcement and Corrections Bureaus. He also served on the Hays County Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team.
As Captain of the Support Services Bureau he oversees various areas including, human resources, budget, information technology, communications, traffic, community outreach, school resource officers, animal control, training and building security at the Hays County Government Center. The Support Services Bureau employs over 80 people in these operational areas. Captain Davenport is attending Texas State University in the area of Criminal Justice.
Additional Training, Awards and Honors Include:
F.B.I. National Academy Class of #259 – March 2015
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Continuing Education (Over 2,900 hours)
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor – 2007
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Master Peace Officer – 2006
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Instructor Certificate – 2000
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Peace Officer – 1994
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Telecommunications Operator – 1993
Hays County Sheriff’s Unit Citation Award - 2015
Hays County Law Enforcement Supervisor of the Year - 2000
Hays County Deputy of the Year - 1998