Command Staff

Captain Ed Fowler
Captain Fowler began his law enforcement career with the Rockwall Police Department in 1990 as a patrol officer and field training officer (FTO). He worked in patrol until 1997 when he became a motorcycle officer and accident reconstructionist. In 2002, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant and has been a supervisor in Patrol, Community Services and the Criminal Investigation Division. In 2010 he promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he oversaw the operations and activities of the Patrol Division, Administrative Services Division and the Criminal Investigations Division. Captain Fowler also served as the Commander of the department’s 15 member SWAT Team. In 2017 he was promoted to the rank of Captain over Support Services and he currently oversees the operations and activities of the Criminal Investigations Division and the Administrative Services Division. In 1994 he received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Operations Management from East Texas State University and in 2002 he received his Masters of Business Administration in Management from Texas A&M-Commerce. Captain Fowler holds a Master Peace Officer’s Certification and is a graduate of The Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) and the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration Command College(ILEA) and School of Police Supervision. Captain Fowler can be reached at (972) 772-6706 or by e-mail at efowler@rockwall.com

Joe FloranceLieutenant Joseph Florance
Lieutenant Joseph Florance began his law enforcement career with the Rockwall Police Department in April 2003. He started with the Patrol Division and transferred to the Traffic Unit in 2007. As an officer he held secondary positions in the Field Training Program, SWAT Team and the Crisis Negotiation Team. He promoted to the rank of sergeant in November, 2012 and supervised the Patrol Division and Traffic Unit. As a sergeant he held a secondary position as the Field Training Coordinator. Lieutenant Florance currently oversees the operations and activities of the Criminal Investigations Division and he also serves as the Commander of the department's 15 member SWAT Team. He holds a Master Peace Officer’s license and is a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration Command College (ILEA) and School of Police Supervision. Lieutenant Florance can be reached at (972) 772-6736 or by email at jflorance@rockwall.com.

Lieutenant Bryan Garrett
Lieutenant Garrett began his law enforcement career with the Rockwall Police Department in 1995. During his tenure with the Rockwall Police Department, he has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer, and a Patrol Sergeant. Lieutenant Garrett is a graduate of Rockwall High School, East Texas State University, and holds a Master Peace Officer License. Lieutenant Garrett is also a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration Command College (ILEA) and School of Police Supervision. Lieutenant Garrett currently oversees the operations and activities of the Patrol Division. Lieutenant Garrett can be reached at (972) 772-6462 or by email at bgarrett@rockwall.com.



Lieutenant David Valliant

Lieutenant Valliant began his law enforcement career with the Rockwall Police Department in 1995.  While a Patrol Officer he held the role of Field Training Officer (FTO), Accident Investigator (AI).  He worked in patrol until 2002 when he was assigned to the Community Services Division as a School Resource Officer (SRO).  In 2004, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant and has supervised in Patrol, Criminal Investigations Division and Narcotics.  In 2012 he promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and currently oversees the operations and activities of the Administrative Services Division.  Lieutenant Valliant earned a Bachelors of Science in Political Science from Texas A&M University, Commerce, he holds a Master Peace Officer Certification and is a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration Command College(ILEA)and School of Police Supervision.  Lieutenant Valliant can be reached at (972)772-6775 or by e-mail at dvalliant@rockwall.com

 



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