Chief of Police
After graduating from Humble High School in 1982, Chief Theis began his career in law enforcement as a security officer for SanJac Security, Inc. where he later became the Vice-President of Sales/Operations. It was during that time that he attended and graduated from the University of Houston Criminal Justice Center Police Academy.
He was hired by the Humble Police Department as a reserve police officer in 1983 and became a full-time officer in 1987. While in patrol, Chief Theis concentrated on traffic accident investigations and reconstruction.
In 1998, he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant, later assigned to the traffic unit, and then as the Red Light Camera Program Administrator. Chief Theis was appointed to Lieutenant in November of 2015; in April of 2016, he was promoted to Captain; in February of 2017, he was promoted to Assistant Chief; and in October of 2020, he was promoted to Chief.
Chief Theis is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas at Sam Houston University.