LEADERSHIP

The Potter County Sheriff's Office Administration is composed of the elected Sheriff and the staff members who are chosen by the Sheriff to lead and guide the department. Sheriff Brian Thomas was first elected in 2008 and took office in January of 2009. He was elected to a second term in 2012, a third in 2016, and after running unopposed in 2020, will begin his fourth term in 2021. Chief Deputy David Johnson has been with the department since 1986. As Chief Deputy, he works alongside Sheriff Thomas on decision-making and budgetary matters, in addition to overseeing the entire department.

(806) 379-2903

(806) 379-2902

BRIAN THOMAS

SHERIFF

DAVID JOHNSON

CHIEF DEPUTY

 

ENFORCEMENT

On the enforcement side of the Sheriff's Office, there is a Captain and three Lieutenants. Captain Pat Zamora has been with Sheriff's Office since 1991. His lieutenants are David Brown, Dustin Langwell and Kenneth Dougherty. Lt. Brown started his career at the Sheriff's Office in 1990. He supervises the areas of Patrol, Courthouse Security and Civil/Process. Lt. Langwell was hired in 2000. His areas include the Criminal Investigations and Crime Scene Units. Lt. Dougherty began his time with the Sheriff's Office in 2001. He is in charge of the areas of Dispatch and Training & Personnel.

CAPT. PAT ZAMORA

ENFORCEMENT

LT. DUSTIN LANGWELL

CID | CSU | WARRANTS

LT. KEN DOUGHERTY

TRAINING | DISPATCH

LT. DAVID BROWN

CHS | CIVIL | PATROL | RES

(806) 379-2904

(806) 379-2981

(806) 335-4105

(806) 335-4103

 

CORRECTIONS

The Corrections Division of the Sheriff's Office has a Captain and two Lieutenants. Captain Scott Giles has been with the department since 1989. His lieutenants are Jeremy Frazier and Steven White. Lt. Frazier began his career with the Sheriff's Office in 1994. He supervises the areas of Jail Administration, Records and Medical. Lt. White began his career with the Sheriff's Office in 2007. He oversees Jail Operations, which encompasses all aspects of the housing and processing of inmates in a 24/7 housing facility.

CAPT. SCOTT GILES

CORRECTIONS

(806) 379-2957

LT. JEREMY FRAZIER

JAIL ADMINISTRATION

(806) 379-2936

LT. STEVE WHITE

JAIL OPERATIONS

(806) 379-2943

Sheriff's Office

Crime Prevention

Detention Center

13103 NE 29th Ave

Amarillo, Texas 79111

P: (806) 379-2900

F: (806) 379-2919

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