Chief of Police 

Bruce Hickman was appointed Poteet’s Police Chief in 2015. He oversees a department of more than approximately 12 full-time sworn officers.

Chief Hickman has over 14 years of experience in law enforcement. He previously served in the Atascosa Community as a Deputy. He is a longtime resident of the Poteet area and an Alumni of the Poteet High School.


Noe Rodriguez began his career in Law Enforcement in 1986 in Hereford Texas where he served as a Patrol Sargent. He then moved to Pleasanton Police Department until 2014 as a Lieutenant. In 2016 he was hired as the Detective Sergeant for Poteet Police Department and later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

Code Enforcement / Animal Control

Officer C.J. Carter has been in Law Enforcement since 2004. He has a Master Peace Officer license and is also a Sexual Assault Family Violence Special Investigator. He has a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. He has years of experience in code enforcement and recently completed Basic Animal Control Officer Course.

Reserve Division

We have several volunteer officers that donate their time and experience to fill in as need arises for patrol shift coverage or special events.

Police Secretary

Yvonne Mejia

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