Heath Department of Public Safety Sergeant Keven Rowan promoted to Captain

Heath Department of Public Safety Sergeant Keven Rowan promoted to Captain

HEATH, TX (Oct. 7, 2021) Department of Public Safety Sergeant Keven Rowan has been promoted to Captain to serve as second-in-command to the chief overseeing a department of 28 officers who are triple certified as fire fighters, police officers and EMTs. “Captain Rowan has an exemplary record of service, and we are thrilled to have […]

DPS urges drivers to be aware as school year begins

DPS urges drivers to be aware as school year begins

AUSTIN – With the school year beginning in person for many districts across the state, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public of steps they can take to keep students and staff members safe. This includes slowing down in school zones, staying off cell phones and being aware at all times while […]

Heath DPS Captain Jevin Womack retires after 25 years of service

Heath DPS Captain Jevin Womack retires after 25 years of service

HEATH, TX (June 23, 2021) On Friday, June 18, Heath DPS Captain Jevin Womack concluded his final shift and stepped into retirement after 25 years of service to the Heath community. “Captain Womack has exemplified the highest ideals of public service during his tenure with the City of Heath – first as a volunteer, and […]

Heath DPS graduates inaugural class of Citizens of Patrol (COP)

Heath DPS graduates inaugural class of Citizens of Patrol (COP)

HEATH, TX (May 26, 2021) The first-ever Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class celebrated graduation Monday night at the Heath Department of Public Safety. The graduates qualified for the new advanced training program by graduating with the 3rd Class of the Heath DPS Citizens Academy in Spring 2020. Upon completion of the 6-week COP program, […]

Heath DPS welcomes community to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’

Heath DPS welcomes community to have ‘Coffee with a Cop’

HEATH, TX – April 26, 2021 – Heath Department of Public Safety joins a nationwide mission to connect with the citizens they serve by hosting Coffee with a Cop on May 1, 8 to 10 a.m. at the new Hawks Nest Sandwich Co., 207 Laurence Drive. Heath residents are invited to drop by and enjoy a […]

Inaugural Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class underway

Inaugural Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class underway

HEATH, TX – April 15, 2021 – Meet the first-ever Heath Citizens On Patrol (COP) class, who qualified for the new advanced training program by graduating with the 3rd Class of the Heath DPS Citizens Academy in Spring 2020. Upon completion of the 6-week COP program, the citizen volunteers will assist the Department of Public […]

Fate officers apprehend stolen vehicle suspect following chase into Rockwall

Fate officers apprehend stolen vehicle suspect following chase into Rockwall

FATE, TX – Nov. 20, 2020 – Today, Fate Department of Public Safety officers pursued a person in a stolen vehicle through Fate into Rockwall. At one point, officers boxed in the vehicle and while attempting to apprehend the driver, he rammed one of Fate DPS units to avoid arrest. The suspect fled north on […]

City of Heath appoints Brandon Seery as Chief of DPS

City of Heath appoints Brandon Seery as Chief of DPS

HEATH, TX (Oct. 28, 2020) Heath City Manager Aretha Adams today announced that Department of Public Safety Interim Chief Brandon Seery has been selected as the permanent Chief following a national search and extensive candidate interview process. Chief Seery will lead a department that includes 25 officers who are triple certified as fire fighters, police […]

Heath DPS Officers Receive Public Safety Commendation Award

Heath DPS Officers Receive Public Safety Commendation Award

HEATH, TX (September 18, 2020) During the September 8 City Council meeting, Interim DPS Chief Brandon Seery presented the Heath DPS B Shift with a Public Safety Commendation Award for their swift action on August 18 to rescue 15 individuals comprised of women, men and children whose boat had capsized 200 yards off the shore […]

Heath DPS officers Michael Morgan and Dallas Talley promoted to rank of Sergeant

Heath DPS officers Michael Morgan and Dallas Talley promoted to rank of Sergeant

HEATH, TX (September 2, 2020) Heath Department of Public Safety Officers Michael Morgan and Dallas Talley were promoted to the rank of sergeant last night during a swearing in ceremony led by Interim DPS Chief Brandon Seery at Heath City Hall. “We thank Sergeant Talley, Sergeant Morgan and their families for the hard work and […]

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