• Photo
Member Type
Chet Thomas
Deputy Director
Smith County
Chet Thomas began his career in law enforcement in 1984 where he worked as a County Jailer, Dispatcher, then Deputy Sheriff. Chet joined the University of Texas at Tyler Police Department in 1989 and received his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 1993. He then went to work for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Office of the Inspector General as an Investigator until 2003 investigating internal corruption, civil rights violations and drug trafficking in the Texas Prison System. In addition, Chet was a training officer for the OIG and guest speaker for many civic groups. In 2003 he began teaching concurrent enrollment courses through Tyler Junior College and joined the Smith County District Attorney’s Office. In 2005, Chet began his career in Juvenile Justice with Smith County Juvenile Services as the JJAEP Administrator then became the Facility Administrator/Deputy Director. Chet is a recent graduate and alumni of Leadership Tyler which connects leaders together to serve in various ways to benefit the community. He is currently the Deputy Director of Detention of the Smith County Pre-Adjudication facility. He is married with three daughters and teaches an adult Christian education class at his church.
Total Hits: 8292
Your Email

Your Name
Your Email
Your Phone

  • anderson.png
  • angelina.png
  • atascosa.png
  • bell.png
  • DBHester.jpg
  • JDC Front.jpg
  • nueces.png
  • randall.png
  • sanpatricio.png
  • smith.png
  • starr.png
  • tarrant.png
  • taylor.png
  • tomgreen.png
  • travis.png
  • valvedde.png
  • vanzandt.png
  • victoria.png
  • webb.png
  • wichita.png
Free business joomla templates