Robert E. Jinks, LCC
Chief of Police
Chief Jinks graduated from Katy High School and began his Law Enforcement career in 1977. He worked with several local Law Enforcement agencies before coming to Katy ISD in 1984 as a Security Specialist.
Chief Jinks was appointed to the steering committee to study the feasibility of forming a school district police department, culminating in a School Board resolution that established the Katy ISD Police Department in December of 1988. He was then appointed to the rank of Sergeant.
Chief Jinks graduated from the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Institute Leadership and Command College, holds a professional designation of LCC, and has a Master Peace Officer certification. As a requirement for LCC graduation, he completed a research paper that was published in the Texas Police Journal in November of 2005.
Chief Jinks is a member of the Houston Area Police Chief's Association. He was also a member of the Texas School District Police Chiefs' Association where he held a seat on the executive board
The mission of the Katy ISD Police Department is to effectively and efficiently provide for the protection of lives and property, preserve the public peace, and with the highest level of professionalism and ethical standards, provide the central and campus administration specialized services, strengthening their ability to prepare students for the changes and challenges of the future.
The Katy ISD Police Department will be recognized as a leader in campus public safety practices, committed to integrity, service and excellence, while supporting the diverse and dynamic campus community's pursuit of academic goals in an environment free of crime and the fear of crime.