Deputy Andrew Daniel began his law enforcement career with the League City Police Department in February 1985. Prior to joining the department, he served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. He was appointed as Interim Chief of Police in June 2002 and Chief of Police in October 2002. His experience includes service as a patrol officer, patrol sergeant, captain (division commander) and acting assistant chief. His educational accomplishments include an Associate of Applied Science in Police Management and a Bachelor of Business Management. He also holds a Master Peace Officer Certification and is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. His service awards include a Commendation for Valor, Officer of the Year, and the Soldier’s Hero Award from the Ray Joseph Hutchinson Foundation. During his tenure as Chief, he implemented 5-year strategic planning which enabled the police department to keep pace with the unprecedented growth of the city. He also established exceptional customer service as the standard in League City public safety. He honorably retired from the City of League City in November 2007 and reunited with fellow former League City officers Constable Jerry Fisher and Chief Deputy Curtis Norman at Precinct 8 in September 2008.