The primary responsibility of the street crimes officers is to target specific street-level crimes that affect the quality of life within the community. Examples would be narcotics violations, prostitution, robbery, and theft. The officers also assist the Criminal Investigations Division by providing tactical support and covert surveillance when needed.
For questions pertaining to Street Crimes Operations contact Sergeant PM. Rawls 281.316.4167 or .
Sgt. Mark Rawls began his career with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice 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), a Master of Science degree in Organizational Leadership, a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership - Public Administration, and is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree from Louisiana State University. Sgt. Rawls holds a Master Peace Officer License through TCOLE. He has completed the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command #352, FBI-LEEDA Trilogy (Supervisor Leadership, Command Institute, Executive leadership), Six Sigma White Belt and Six Sigma Lean Professional certifications. He is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society of the Two-Year College, the Delta Epsilon Tau Honor Society, and the National Society of Leadership Success. Sgt. Rawls is currently the Special Operations Supervisor for the Webster Police Department and has served as the following during his tenure at the Webster Police Department:
Vehicle Stops Instructor
CMV Crash Investigation
C.R.U.S.H. Crash Investigation
Auto/ Pedestrian Crash Investigation
Railroad Grade Crash Investigation
Rotational Mechanics & Point Mass Mechanics Investigation
Field Training Officer
Texas MUTCD Ch 6 Facilitator