Cleveland ISD names Rex Evans Chief of Police
CLEVELAND, August 28, 2012 – Cleveland Independent School District has named Rex Evans the new Chief of Police. Chief Evans comes to the district with over 20 years of police experience serving the people of Liberty and Harris Counties.
Superintendent of Schools, Kerry Cowart says, “The CISD Board of Trustees and I are pleased to announce that Rex Evans will begin leading the Cleveland ISD Police Department on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. He brings a wealth of law enforcement experience, knowledge, and educational training to our district. I am certain he will ensure our students are provided with a safe, stable school environment in which they are able to learn.
Chief Evans began his law enforcement career in 1991 as a Deputy Sheriff for Harris County Sheriff’s Office before becoming a Captain and Public Information Officer for the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. He is a Master Peace Officer as well as a Certified Instructor and Field Training Officer. For over 20 years, he worked his way up through the ranks and earned multiple commendations for serving the public bravely. He also is a proud Cleveland resident.
Chief Evans said, “I truly believe that district Law Enforcement Officers are an integral part of the community because we interact, serve, and protect children. I intend to maintain a positive cooperation between the CISD police department and the district patrons of this great community.”
The Cleveland ISD Police Department is made up of 4 full-time licensed police officers whom are assigned to CISD campuses and also perform additional patrol duties.
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