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SAISD Police Specialized Units

Bike Unit

Since November 2003, the San Antonio ISD Police have deployed Bike Patrol officers for use at
schools and special events. Officers who are members of this unit have received special training
in the utilization of bicycles in a police environment as well as safety and proper bike riding
procedures. This unit is under the command of Lt. Stan Slate. To schedule the Bike Unit for
activities contact the unit supervisor, Sgt. Johnny Reyes, at 299-1331 ext. 101 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

    

Canine Unit

The SAISD Police Department is proud to announce the retirement of its first narcotics detection
canine SADE in June of 2013. K9 SADE serviced the SAISD community for eight years. Handler 
Officer Whitlock and K9 SADE performed contraband searches for SAISD high schools and middle
schools, assisted other agencies with narcotic searches and performed countless presentations to
the elementary schools within our district.  K9 Sade will be greatly missed.  She has retired in the
home of her handler Officer Whitlock.

The SAISD Police department welcomes K9 ACE, a male Labrador retriever, to the department.
ACE was purchased from Global K9 in Somerset Texas and is certified in the detection of illegal
narcotics. Officer Dilloway has been assigned as K9 ACE’s handler. Together they will continue
where K9 SADE left off and provide the SAISD community with detection services and presentations
to the students within our district.

It is the goal of the SAISD Police Department to reduce the presence of illegal drugs on and
around District property, through effective utilization of the Canine Team. The Canine program
is comprised of 3 components to achieve this mission: Reactive, Preventive and Proactive.

Reactive: The Canine Team may be called upon by administrators, staff, community, police
officers, other law enforcement agencies, etc. in response to specific information.

Preventive: The Canine Team will be making unscheduled visits to high school & middle school
campuses to perform random sweeps (the checking of designated areas for narcotics), throughout
the school year. High visibility of the Canine Team along with random drop-ins at campuses are
essential elements of the preventive component.

Proactive: This component is very important to the overall goal of reducing the presence of
illegal drugs on our campuses. With a primary focus on the elementary schools, the Canine Team
will be available for career days, presentations, etc. Anti-drug education is vital to students at all
levels in reinforcing the dangers of drugs. The Canine Team can add significant support to this
message in a friendly, non-threatening manner. This may be initiated upon request of the
Principals.

To schedule the SAISD Police Canine Team for a presentation, or for any other inquiries, please
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or contact Sgt. Javier Rodriguez at 299-1331 ext. 103 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Criminal Investigations

Criminal Investigations is comprised of two detectives that investigate crime, follow-up on officer
arrests and analyze crime patterns. Detectives often work with other Criminal Investigators such
as those from SAPD, Texas Rangers, U.S. Marshals, etc.

Gang Unit

The Gang Unit is comprised of a detective who assist our campus and patrol divisions in identifying
gang problems in their service areas. He works on keeping officers up to date with current trends
and hot spots in the neighborhoods, in and around our schools. The unit has, and continues to
facilitate Monthly Regional Gang Intelligence Meetings.

Our gang detective works daily with other agencies countywide to assist on keeping law enforcement
agencies up to date with current gang trends and activity.

Honor Guard

The SAISD Police Department Honor Guard honors those SAISD Police Officers, active and retired,
who die or are killed in the line of duty, and officers from other law enforcement agencies who are
killed in the line of duty as well.

The SAISD Police Honor Guard is also privileged to participate in various patriotic ceremonies
including Flag Presentations and Flag Raising ceremonies.

To request the services of the Honor Guard, contact the Honor Guard Supervisor, Sgt. Michelle N.
White, at 210-299-1331 ext. 102 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

      

Training Division

The SAISD Police Department Training Division is comprised of Detective Albrecht and Detective Catts
who have a 53 combined years of experience with the department. The Training Division provides over
300 training hours to all new officers to the department. In addition they provide or coordinate
in-service training for all officers and dispatchers as required by the department and/or Texas
Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

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