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Detectives - CID
Criminal Investigation Division
Phone: (281) 316-4160
Fax: (281) 316-4161
Criminal Investigations Sergeant - Mark Rawls
Direct line: 281.316.4167


Sgt. Mark Rawls began his career with the Texas Department of Criminal Sgt RawlsJustice ID division in 1994 and served as a Correctional Officer until his appointment as a Sgt. / Manager in 1996. Sgt. Rawls attended the Fort Bend County/ Gus George Law Enforcement Academy in 1997 and acquired his Basic Peace Officer’s License. He acquired a position with the Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct #5 in 1997, where he served as a Deputy Constable until 1999 (Toll Road/ Traffic Officer). Sgt. Rawls transferred to the Webster Police Department in 1999. He was designated as the first motorcycle officer for the police department in 2002 and became one of the lead Crash Reconstructionist during that time. Sgt. Rawls maintained this position until his promotion to the rank of Sergeant in 2009.

Sgt. Rawls has an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration, a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (minor in management) and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. Sgt. Rawls holds a Master Peace Officer License through TCOLE and he is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society of the Two-Year College and a member of the Delta Epsilon Tau Honor Society
. He has also completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command #352, Six Sigma White Belt and Six Sigma Lean Professional certifications. Sgt. Rawls is currently the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Supervisor for the Webster Police Department and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree from Waldorf College in Organizational Leadership - Public Administration. Sgt. Rawls has served as the following during his tenure at the Webster Police Department:

Vehicle Stops Instructor
Intoxilyzer Operator
Crash Reconstructionist
CMV Crash Investigation
C.R.U.S.H. Crash Investigation
Auto/ Pedestrian Crash Investigation
Railroad Grade Crash Investigation
Rotational Mechanics & Point Mass Mechanics Investigation
Motorcycle Officer
Police Instructor
Field Training Officer
Bicycle Officer
Texas MUTCD Ch. 6 Facilitator
Radar Instructor
Lidar Instructor
Grant Writer
Justice ID



The Criminal Investigation Division is comprised of the following:
  • 6 Detectives

The primary responsibilities are as follows:
  • Crime Scene
  • Property Crimes
  • Fraud and Forgery
  • Auto Crimes
  • Crimes Against Persons



Crime Scene/Property Room Management

Detective - Jason Cooper
Detective Jason Cooper began his law enforcement career in February of 1995 with the Webster Police Department after graduating from the University of Houston Downtown Law Enforcement Academy in December of 1994. Detective Cooper served as a Jailer with the Webster Police Department from February of 1995 to November of 1995. Detective Cooper then served as a Patrolman within the Patrol Division from November of 1995 to November of 2005 during which time he became a Field Training Officer, Intoxilyzer Operator, and a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practitioner. Detective Cooper was appointed to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Detective in November of 2005. While serving as a Detective, he has been responsible for investigating a wide variety of crimes such as robberies, assaults, thefts, burglaries, and hit and run accidents. During his years of service, Detective Cooper has accumulated over 1400 in-service training hours and he currently holds an Advanced Peace Officer License. While still serving as a Detective, he is now the crime scene investigator and responsible for all evidence management and processing.

He can be reached at (281) 316-4173 or by email.

General Case Assignment

Detective - David Nettles

Detective David Nettles joined the Webster Police Department in September of 2000 after graduating from the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy. While in patrol he obtained an intermediate peace officer certification while working a variety of shifts and duties such as Motorcycle Traffic Division and bicycle patrol.  In 2008 Officer Nettles was assigned to the Webster Criminal Investigation Division (CID).  Detective Nettles is certified in Collision Reconstruction, Cyber Crime Investigations and has many hours of training in interview/interrogation, sexual assault and child abuse prevention.   Sexual Assault, Family Violence Investigations and crimes against persons are assigned to Detective Nettles while in CID.  Detective Nettles received his Advanced Peace Officer license in 2009 and also joined the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  While performing his duties as a detective, Nettles continued training in cybercrime and child exploitation prevention in order to accomplish proactive crime fighting results.  In 2014 Detective Nettles was asked to join full time with the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

“I hope to use my varied experiences in life and law enforcement to help victims of crime.”

He can be reached at (281) 316-4169 or by email.

Fraud and Forgery

Detective - Michael Palermo
Detective Michael Palermo began his law enforcement career in 1999 after graduating from the University of Houston Downtown Law Enforcement Academy.  Detective Palermo was employed by the Harris County Pct. 5 Constables Office from 1999-2000 where he held the position of deputy constable.  Detective Palermo began his career with the Webster Police Department in 2000 and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division in 2007.  Detective Palermo currently holds a Master Peace Officer License through TCOLE.

He can be reached at (281) 316-4163 or by email.

Auto Crimes

Detective - Alan Bracher
Detective Alan Bracher has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University.  He began his law enforcement career with the Webster Police Department after graduating from the Pasadena Police Academy in 2004.  Detective Bracher has spent the last 11 years in the patrol division where he has worked both nights and days. Detective Bracher has accumulated over 2300 hours in service training.  Detective Bracher is certified as a Field Training Officer, Intoxilyzer Operator, Police Fitness Specialist, TCOLE Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Taser Instructor, Baton Instructor, and Knife Defense Instructor. Detective Bracher currently serves as an investigator in auto crimes, and is an active member of the Webster Police Honor Guard.   

He can be reached at (281) 316-4162 or by email.

Burglary and Robbery

Detective - Juan Quintana 
Detective Juan Quintana started his Law Enforcement career with the Webster Police Department in May 2003 after graduating from the Houston Community College Police Academy, and was later assigned to Detectives Division in November 2006. Detective Quintana has a Master Peace Officer license, and is currently working towards a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice Administration.  Detective Quintana is assigned to investigate Burglary and Robbery cases, but has investigated an array of other cases, including: major theft, Sexual Assault, and Homicide.

He can be reached at (281) 316-4179 or by email.

General Case Assignment

Detective - George Schilter
Doctor George Schilter received his Bachelors degree in business at the University of Pittsburgh and Masters of Education at Duquesne University.  He was awarded his Juris Doctor degree from the South Texas College of Law and is an attorney licensed to practice law in Texas with his highest license to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States. Before Joining the Webster Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 1999 Dr. Schilter practiced law in Harris, Galveston, Brazoria and Ft Bend Counties.  He served as a Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division where he tried cases in Bowie, Anderson, Walker and Jefferson Counties.  Dr. Schilter has attained the TECOLE certifications of Master Peace Officer, Special Investigator, Police Instructor and holds the TECOLE academic achievement award.  Work assignments in the Criminal Investigations Division include major crimes and crimes against persons.  Dr Schilter was one of the founders and first president of the Harris County Bar Association and a charter member of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association and an initial member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

He can be reached at (281) 316-4178 or by email


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