|Beginning in 1970 the City of Humble Police Department promoted its first Assistant
Chief of Police. This management position would sometimes remain vacant for over a decade before the next promotion to fill it. During
these intervening years, the upper management of the department would become the responsibility of the Captain and Lieutenants within
the department to fill the management void.
|The first Assistant Chief of
the Humble Police Department was Jack L. Theis; he was promoted to this position which he held from
1970 to 1971. It was in 1971 that he was appointed Humble Chief of Police, after the retirement of Chief Evans.
|It would be twelve years
before there was another promotion to Assistant Chief. Don R. Maddox was hired as an Assistant Chief
a position that he held from 1983 to 1984. In 1984 he was appointed as the Humble Chief of Police, replacing Leonard E. Hendrick a
position that he continued to hold until his retirement in 1993.
|It was Chief Maddox that
promoted Leo L. Medley to the position of Assistant Chief of Police in 1985. Assistant
Chief Leo Medley continued to hold this position for twelve years, until his untimely death due to cancer in 1997.
S. Williams was promoted to Assistant Chief in 1997 and he held this position until 1998 when he was appointed to Humble
Chief of Police, after the retirement of Chief Jack Fulbright.
D. Griffin was promoted to Assistant Chief of Police in 1998 by Chief David S. Williams. He held this position until
The position of Assistant Chief again went unfilled from 2002 until 2007.
Captain Curtis E. Mills was promoted to the position of Assistant Chief of Police, a position that he held until his retirement in 2013.