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 Auxiliary Services Lieutenant. The Command Staff is responsible for the implementation of policy and overall administration of the Department.
- Chief of Police
- Assistant Chief
- Operations Bureau Commander
- Uniform Services Lieutenant
- Investigations Lieutenant
- Support Services Lieutenant
- Auxiliary Services Lieutenant
Chief Michael Hansen began his law enforcement career in 1978. His last assignment was with the City of Conroe Police where he served for 29 years achieving the rank of Assistant Chief for that rapidly growing city and department of more than 150 employees.
Chief Hansen was fortunate to have been provided many opportunities during his career. Besides his many years in patrol and crime scene investigations some of his other assignments included; motorcycles, field training, accident investigations, SWAT team, scuba dive team, physical fitness coordinator and honor guard. He supervised such units as bicycle patrol, K-9 unit, reserves, dispatch, records, and the training academy.
He spearheaded projects that resulted in the implementation of a mobile incident command vehicle, basic police officers academy, integrated dispatch and records management system and trunked radio system.
Chief Hansen is dedicated to public service. He has been a regular instructor at colleges and police academies on topics such as community policing, ethics, history, patrol procedures, SWAT, scuba, crime scene investigation, problem solving and firearms. Chief Hansen has been a PADI scuba instructor and course director since 1990.
Chief Hansen holds a Masters Certification, certified firearms instructor and certified crime prevention specialist from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
His undergraduate work was in business administration and management. He holds a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management from Sam Houston State University. He is also a graduate of the 184th session of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy and the 54th session of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas Leadership Command College.
Chief Hansen is a member of both International and Texas Associations of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Association and the SHSU Alumni Association. He has regularly severed on the boards for charitable and youth sports organizations.
Chief Hansen is married to his best friend Kimberly and they have three children; Lisa, Emily and Devin.
Assistant Chief of Police Bane started his career with the City of Schertz Police Department in October of 1996, assigned to the Patrol Division. In 1998, he transferred to the Investigations Division and then promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1999, moving back to the Patrol Division.
In 2006, Asst. Chief Bane moved back to the Investigations Division and then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2007, being tasked with overseeing Investigations, SWAT, Communications and the Records Division.
In 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Captain, overseeing the day to day operations of the Police Department and helped create the departments Student Resource Program in 2012. In 2013, he was promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief of Police.
Asst. Chief Bane holds a Master Peace Officer License and is a graduate of the Leadership Command College (LEMIT) through Sam Houston State University. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Waldorf University.
Captain Manny Casas is a veteran and proudly served in the United States Army and United States Air Force Reserves. He has faithfully served the Schertz Police Department for more than 20 years. During this time, Captain Casas has held numerous leadership positions in different departmental units and divisions. He successfully advanced through the ranks from an officer to a Captain, where he is currently assigned as the Operations Bureau Commander, overseeing Investigations and Uniform Services Divisions.
Throughout his professional career, Captain Casas has proven to be an integral part of the police department, serving in multiple facets within the organization. He has helped bridge the transparency gap between the police department and community and developed valuable programs that benefited productivity and employee satisfaction.
Holding education in very high regard, Captain Casas has gone above and beyond in obtaining beneficial knowledge to enhance his work both professionally and personally. He gained entrance and graduated from the prestigious FBI National Academy (Class #227), where less than 1% of all law enforcement professionals are accepted nationally. He is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institution of Texas Command College (LEMIT, Class #75) and the FBI-LEEDS Trilogy Program. Captain Casas maintains a Master's Peace Officer Certification and is also a Texas law enforcement instructor. Captain Casas has a bachelor's degree and holds two master's degrees in Business Administration and Education. He is currently a doctoral candidate and is set to graduate in 2020.
Lieutenant Daniel Roman began his career with the Schertz Police Department in 2007 as a patrol officer. Throughout his professional career, Lieutenant Roman has served the department as a patrol officer, field training officer, accident reconstructionist, SWAT operator, and investigator while advancing through the ranks from officer to Corporal and to Sergeant.
In 2020, Lieutenant Roman was appointed to Lieutenant and now currently serves as the Uniform Services Commander overseeing Patrol, Traffic Enforcement, Honor Guard, Accident Reconstruction, K-9 Program, FTO Program, and Reserves.
Lieutenant Roman maintains a Master Peace Officer Certification and is currently working on earning his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Wayland Baptist University. Lieutenant Roman is currently a senior in college and is a veteran of the United States Armed Services (United States Marine Corps).
Lt. Jones began his career back in 1996, spending a couple of years at Bexar Pct. 2 Constables Office, and then several years as a police officer with the City of Balcones Heights. Lt. Jones then made a move over to Schertz in 2002 as a patrol officer. He served patrol for nine years, making the rank of corporal. In 2011 he moved into investigations where he was detective of the year in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. In 2017, he was promoted to Sgt. as the supervisor in the Investigations Division. In 2020, he was promoted to Lieutenant, where he is now the Investigations Division Commander.
During Lieutenant Jones's career, he has obtained his Master Peace Officer License, is Accident Reconstruction Certified, a Negotiator, and received his Criminal Investigators Certificate through the Alamo Area Regional Law Enforcement Academy (AACOG).
Lieutenant Jones is currently working towards his bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice at Wayland Baptist University and in the process of entering the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas Command College (LEMIT).
Lieutenant Jones currently overseas Investigations, Task Force Personnel, Professional Standards, Evidence, Narcotics, Sex Officer Program, Recruiting, and the Crime Victim Liaison Program.
Lieutenant Kelly Kallies began her career with the Schertz Police Department in 2007 as a patrol officer. In 2008, she was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Unit where she received extensive training in investigative related fields. She completed the Criminal Investigator Certification Program through Alamo Area Regional Law Enforcement Academy (AACOG). Lieutenant Kallies promoted to the rank of Corporal in 2011 and continued her assignment in the Criminal Investigations Unit as a supervisor. Added to her daily investigation responsibilities, she also served as the Evidence Technician and later the Evidence Technician Supervisor. Lieutenant Kallies achieved and held an Advanced Evidence Technician Certification through Texas Association of Property and Evidence Inventory Technicians (TAPEIT).
In 2016, Lieutenant Kallies was the pioneer of the Polygraph Unit within the Schertz Police Department. She is the first State Board Certified Polygraph Examiner for the Department. She is a member of multiple accredited polygraph associations for educational and professional growth.
In 2018, Lieutenant Kallies was appointed to Lieutenant and currently serves as the Support Services Commander.
Lieutenant Kallies maintains a Master Peace Officer Certificate. Lieutenant Kallies holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in Management and Leadership from Tarleton State University.
Lieutenant Hillory Halbardier began her career with the Schertz Police Department in 2010 as a patrol officer. In 2011, she was assigned to the School Resource Unit to patrol the nine schools within the City.
Lieutenant Halbardier was promoted to the rank of Corporal in 2014 and continued her assignment in the School Resource Division as a supervisor. Added to her daily responsibilities, she also served as the organizer of an anti-texting and driving program for the local high school and prom dress donation program. She also created a Standard Response Protocol video for the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District. The video was also adopted by the Department of Defense Education Activity and shown in their 160 schools worldwide in 2018.
In 2018, Lieutenant Halbardier was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Unit, where she received extensive training in related investigative fields.
In 2020, Lieutenant Halbardier was appointed to Lieutenant and currently serves as the Auxiliary Services Commander.
Lieutenant Halbardier maintains an Advanced Peace Officer Certificate. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and has been accepted into the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas.