Command Staff

The Schertz Police Command Staff consists of the Offices of the Chief of Police, Assistant Chief of Police, Operations Bureau Commander, Uniform Services Lieutenant, Investigations Lieutenant, Support Services Lieutenant and Professional Standards Lieutenant. The Command Staff is responsible for the implementation of policy and overall administration of the Department.

  1. Police Chief
  2. Assistant Police Chief - Operations Support
  3. Assistant Police Chief - Field Operations
  4. Uniform Services Lieutenant
  5. Investigations Lieutenant
  6. Support Services Lieutenant
  7. Professional Standards Lieutenant

Police ChiefChief Lowery

James (Jim) Lowery, Jr., joined the Schertz Police Department as Chief of Police in June 2022. Previously Chief Lowery worked for the Arlington Police Department for 39 years where he began his law enforcement career in March of 1983. He has served in a multitude of positions during his tenure as he rose to the rank of Assistant Chief. Lowery has a Master of Science in Strategic Leadership and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Mountain State University in Beckley, WV. His father served in and retired from the US Air Force. He lived in several countries during his youth including the Philippines and Germany among other stateside locations. He graduated from Radford High School, Honolulu, HI, in 1980, out of Hickam AFB.

Chief Lowery holds a Master Peace Officer and Police Instructor’s License from the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and has over 9,000 certified hours of TCOLE career and professional training credit. He is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy (class #259), Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP), and the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT). During his career with Arlington PD Jim has been issued numerous awards that include the Distinguished Service Award (3x’s), Life-Saving Award (3x’s), Community Service Award (3x’s), Police Officer’s Award, Medal of Merit, SWAT Award, and Honor Guard Award.

Jim and his wife, Randi, have two daughters and one grandson. He enjoys the outdoors which includes his favorite pastime of playing golf. Jim is deeply involved in community events and participates as a volunteer with various organizations.