Officer Rich Peters
Officer Rich Peters graduated from Waller High School in Waller, Texas. After graduating from High School, he enlisted into
the United States Marine Corps (OO-RAH), spending six years on active duty and three years on active reserve. While in the
Marine Corps, he served as a machine gunner, armorer, military police officer, marksmanship instructor, and a Marine Corps
Upon being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, officer Peters began to pursue his career in law enforcement. He
attended the University of Houstonís police academy, graduating in 1994. In October of 1995, he came to work at the Humble
Police Department as a Reserve Police Officer. Then in October of 1996 he was offered a full time position with the department
as a patrol officer. Officer Peters spent 13 years in patrol working all of the various shifts within the patrol bureau. In the
course of his patrol career, he spent several years working with two police narcotic K-9ís, Nija and Lola. He has been on the
Departmentís SWAT team since 1996, graduating from basic SWAT school in May of 1997. In addition to his other duties, he serves
the department as a sniper on the SWAT team.
Officer Peters is also one of the Departmentís Firearms Instructors and is an active Police Instructor for the department
teaching a number of firearms and tactical related classes annually. He has attained a Master peace Officer Certificate as well
as several other certificates which include Firearms Instructor, Basic Instructor, Sniper Instructor, Ballistic Shield Instructor,
Narcotic K-9 Handler and Narcotic Interdiction.
On January 1st 2010, officer Peters left the patrol division and accepted the position of Community Services Coordinator.
Some of his current responsibilities include coordinating and hosting the Departmentís Citizens Police Academy; overseeing
and assisting the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Organization; meeting with, instructing and educating various groups such
as schools, boy scout troops, churches and other organizations in the Humble area. Topics of discussion and education vary
from crime prevention, safety, drug education and basic public relations. Officer Peters also assists with coordinating
community events such as National Night Out, Good Oil Days, the C.A.R.E. program, Humble Police Associationís Annual Crawfish
Festival, National Salute to Law Enforcement as well as coordinating fingerprinting for children.
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