Jerome Moore graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown Police Academy in July of 1998. He graduated with commendations in academic and physical fitness.
He began his career as a Jailer working for the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office on December 7, 1998, at the age of 25. While working at the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, he was assigned as a Jail Deputy. He was responsible for Automated Fingerprinting Identification System (A.F.I.S), showering, dressing, feeding, and monitoring of inmates. He was also a Field Training Officer while working in the jail. His primary responsibility as a Field Training Officer while in the jail was to train newly hired deputies and to make certain he or she knew how to properly do their assigned job.
He left the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office on March 9, 2000, to further his law enforcement career with the Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 5, as a Patrol Deputy. He was first assigned to the Patrol Division, which provides high visibility patrol and rapid response to emergency and non-emergency calls for service.
His responsibilities were to protect life and property, to preserve the peace, maintain order, to suppress crime, to investigate reports of crimes, to enforce all state laws, to document activities, conduct investigations, other incidents, and make arrests when required.
He was later transferred to the Special Operations Division where his duties consisted of traffic enforcement, assisting the patrol division, special assignments, and a Field Training Officer. As a Field Training Deputy, he had the responsibility to instruct and evaluate the Probationary Patrol Deputy during the field training phase, to report the Probationary Patrol Deputy’s progress to his immediate supervisor, and recommend remedial training when necessary.
In April of 2006, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Patrol Division. His primary responsibility as a night shift Patrol Sergeant was the first-line supervision of subordinates assigned to him at the division level. He was directly responsible for the personnel assigned to his shift; their equitable enforcement of the laws of the State of Texas, their compliance with the policies and procedures as set forth by the department. He was also responsible for investigations of incidents, complaints, and other situations that needed to be addressed.
In May of 2007, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the Patrol Division. His primary responsibility as a Patrol Lieutenant would be that of the supervisor in charge of the night shift patrol division. He was directly responsible for the personnel assigned to his shift, their equitable enforcement of the laws of the State of Texas, their compliance with the policies and procedures, as set forth by the department, the complete work product of his command in order to achieve the Patrol Division objectives, ensuring that the Sergeants perform their duties and responsibilities as required, the proper conduct and professionalism of the personnel under his command, investigations of incidents, complaints, and other situations that needed to be addressed, maintaining and updating the shift files and rosters, identifying crime trends that may impact the objectives of the department, preparation and transmission of information up and down the chain of command.
In June of 2013, he was transferred to the Communication and Property and Evidence Divisions, where his duties were to supervise the communication division and perform a variety of tasks in support of the property room. Those tasks included retrieving evidence and property for department personnel and performing manual labor. Under his leadership, the property room was brought up to standards and all old property and evidence was properly disposed of.
In June of 2015, he was transferred to supervise the Warrants, K-9, Victim’s Assistance, Undercover, Motorcycle, and Property and Evidence Divisions. During this time he was responsible for several divisions and made sure all divisions were in compliance with the policies and procedures that were set forth by the department.
In January of 2017, he was transferred to the Toll Road (Traffic Enforcement Division). His responsibilities are to be the Commander of the Traffic Enforcement Division personnel. During this time he was responsible for 46 deputies, 3 corporals, and 5 sergeants. He made sure that the complete work product of the Traffic Enforcement Division objectives was met and maintained by each member of the division. He demanded a productivity standard that every deputy was required to maintain. He made sure that everyone knew his expectations and were held accountable for such.
He currently holds an Associates of Arts and an Associates of Science Degree from Houston Community College, a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from The University of Houston-Downtown, a Master’s of Security Management for Executive’s Degree from the University of Houston-Downtown, a Master Peace Officer license, He is a certified Texas Commission On Law Enforcement (T.C.O.L.E) Instructor, Intoxilyzer Operator, Advanced Accident Investigator, Special Investigator, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Practioner (S.F.S.T.) certified, Field Training Deputy, Bicycle certified, He has attended several leadership classes, and has been a Certified Internal Affairs Investigator/ Supervisor. He has also completed the Texas Police Chief’s Association Developing Leaders for Texas Law Enforcement course. He has received a letter of commendation for his actions in the line of duty and considers his 20 years of service to his community, as a Peace Officer, an honor and privilege.