Rosenberg Police officer Brian Baker promoted to Lieutenant
By LeaAnne Klentzman
Sergeant Brian Baker has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant announced Police Chief Robert Gracia. Baker will take over the Professional Standards Division. The position became available after the recent retirement of long serving Lieutenant Colin Davidson.
According to the chief, Baker has been with the police department since November 2004. In 2009 he was promoted to Sergeant, and in 2011 he was selected as ‘Employee of the Year’ and ‘Supervisor of the Year’. He is a Team Leader for the West Fort Bend County Regional SWAT team, held a leadership role in the department’s Field Training Program, Jail Division, Traffic Division, K-9 Division, Bicycle Patrol, and Honor Guard.
Lieutenant Baker grew up Sugar Land. He is a 1997 Dulles High School graduate who attended Houston Community College. In October 1999 he was hired by Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a Correctional Officer. In 2004 he attended the police academy at the UHD and was hired by Rosenberg Police Department upon graduation.
Since 2007 Baker has served as a Field Training Officer and SWAT Operator and currently holds an Advanced Police Officer and Police Instructor certifications.
Baker is also part of the Recruiting Team, Rebranding Committee and is certified by Coopers Institute as a Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist.
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