Captain Lee Stephenson has proudly served the citizens of Galveston County as a police officer since 1987. He has worked for the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, the Hitchcock Police Department, the Santa Fe Police Department, and Texas City Police Department before coming to the Port of Galveston. Throughout his career, Captain Stephenson has gained experience in the following areas: Criminal Investigations, Gang Unit, Hostage negotiations Unit, Field Training, marine division, school resource officer, DARE Officer, patrol officer, patrol supervisor, and criminal investigator. Captain Stephenson has completed successful assignments with the Galveston County Narcotics Task Force and the Galveston County Auto Crimes Task Force. Additionally, Captain Stephenson has served as the coordinator for the Mainland Community Crime Stoppers organization. He holds a TCOLE Master Peace Officer Certification and is a certified Instructor, Field Training Officer, and certified in SAFVIC.