Past Meetings

Previous Meetings
05/2024 HCSO Corp. Ben Gieselman The evening everything went wrong…
04/2024 Dr. Meredith Davenport and Melody Benteler Be SMART – Responsible gun ownership in order to reduce child gun deaths.
03/2024 Special Ranger Kenny Murchison, District 20, Region 4, TX & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Assoc. Investigating agricultural crime cases, including stolen cattle, farm equipment and other farmer/rancher assets.
02/2024 HCSO Lt. Matt Wasko, SWAT Commander & Sgt. Steve Lucio, SWAT Team Member Demonstration of and discussion about the Core Tactical Kit
01/2024 HCSO Deputies Stefan Haltermann, Blaine Schafer and Rhegan Davis Open Q&A on Deputy duties, patrolling Hays County, SWAT and more
Annual Elections
Year in Review
Goals for New Year
12/2023 Annual Holiday Social Event
11/2023 HCSO Sgt. Jeff Jordan Stop The Bleed
10/2023 General Meeting (No Formal Speaker)
09/2023 Peggy Hipolito, Realtor & Wife of Deputy Anthony Hipolito Insight into being the Spouse of a Law Enforcement Officer
08/2023 Cathy Montgomery, Medic Field Supervisor – Wimberley EMS How the EMS supports the Hays County Community
07/2023 Christopher Sundholm, Supervisor – Hays County Juvenile Probation Juvenile Probation System
06/2023 Annual Summer Social Event Hays City Store
05/2023 Kelly Higgins – Hays County Criminal District Attorney District Attorney’s Office
04/2023 Buck Russell, Supervisor Public Safety – Union Pacific Railroad Railroad Crossing Safety
03/2023 HCSO Deputy Anthony Hipolito and Janel Rodriguez Fentanyl Awareness
02/2023 Hector Gomez, U.S. Marshall (Ret.) U.S. Marshall’s Service
01/2023 [Group Business – No Speaker] Annual Elections
Year in Review
Goals for New Year
12/2022 Annual Holiday Social Event
11/2022 Megan Jones, ECO Manager & Terminal Agency Coordinator Emergency Dispatch: History and Operations
10/2022 Judge Andrew Cable, Hays County Justice of the Peace, Pct #3 The role of the JP in the Judicial System
09/2022 Robert Wojanowicz, Strategic Analyst – HCSO Intelligence Led Policing (ILP)
08/2022 Alumni Dinner Event (hosted by HCSO Lt. Dennis Gutierrez, Community Outreach) Special Guest: HCSO Sheriff Gary Cutler
Community Outreach Plans
07/2022 Sgt. Dara Bowlin, Criminal Investigations Division – Texas Office of the Attorney General Human Trafficking / Transnational Organized Crime
06/2022 Detective Martin Maloney – NYPD (Retired) Ground Zero (9/11), NYPD and more
05/2022 HCSO Deputy Bruce Harlan, Community Outreach Personal Security / Awareness
04/2022 Game Warden James Michael, Texas Parks & Wildlife Department The Game Warden’s job.
03/2022 HCSO Sgt. Jeffery Jordan
Executive Director – Hays County Crime Stoppers
Hays County Crime Stoppers information and volunteer opportunities
02/2022 HCSO Lt. Dennis Gutierrez, Community Outreach Sunshine Kids Hill Country Adventure program and volunteer opportunities
01/2022 Judge Benjamin Moore, Criminal Associate Judge, Magistrate’s Court Magistration and Bail Process
12/2021 Annual Holiday Social Event
11/2021 HCSO Drone Team Use of Drones in Law Enforcement
10/2021 Agent Cheryl Dunn – U.S. Secret Service< Role of the Secret Service
09/2021 Jorge Molina, Forensic Artist – DPS, Texas Rangers Division Forensic Art & Identification
08/2021 Texas Ranger Jose Rodriguez – DPS, Texas Rangers Division Overview of the Texas Rangers
07/2021 HCSO Deputy Bruce Harlan, Community Outreach Texas Constitutional Carry
06/2021 Agent Rebecca Shelley, Enforcement Division – TABC Overview of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC)
05/2021 Meeting Cancelled (Inclement Weather)
04/2021 J. Craig Sangrey, Assistant Federal Security Director for Law Enforcement ABIA Law Enforcement / Federal Air Marshal Service / Houston Field Office Overview of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS)
03/2021 John Burns, Hays County Justice of the Peace, Pct #4 Overview of the Justice Courts