The Administrative Division focuses on records/case management, budget planning/inventory control, technology planning and the day-to-day operation of the department.
Grimes County Sheriff's Office Divisions
This page contains links to the various divisions of the Grimes County Sheriff's Office. To visit these pages click the corresponding link below.
The Communications Center has a staff of 6 dispatchers. The Communications Center is overseen by Lt. Michael Briggs. Every dispatcher is required to be certified through TLETS/NLETS and TCIC/NCIC.
Criminal Investigation Division
The Criminal Investigation Division is comprised of 5 sworn Investigators. The unit is under the supervision of Lt. Daniel Wagnon, who also actively works cases. Every Investigator receives specialized training in investigative practices and must be capable of working every type of case. Investigators are generally assigned and work the more complex and lengthy criminal investigations.
The Jail Division has a staff of 22 jailers and 1 nurse. The jail is managed by Jail Administrator Lt. Michael Briggs. There are also two Sergeants, who provide additional supervision for the jail staff. Every jail officer must meet the requirements for licensing as a jailer through the TCLEOSE.
The Patrol Division is comprised of 17 sworn Peace Officers and a K-9. The Patrol Division is overseen by Lt. Martha Smith. There are also two patrol sergeants, who provide additional supervision. Every Deputy Sheriff must meet the requirements for licensing as a Peace Officer through TCLEOSE.
The SRO Division is overseen by Sgt. Michael Fiaschetti and focuses on the school districts within Grimes County. Anderson ISD, Iola ISD, Richards ISD, and High Point Elementary are the campuses that are in our SROs districts. Sgt. Michael Fiaschetti and SRO Allen Weaver oversee Anderson ISD. SRO Andrew Fruede oversees Iola ISD and Richards ISD. SRO Cody Crutchfield oversees High Point Elementary.