Captain Jed Walzel oversees all administrative matters for the Reserve Division. Captain Walzel began has been a volunteer with the Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office since 1977, except for a four-year period when he served with the Fort Bend Precinct 1 Constable’s Office. Over his long career, Captain Walzel has worked in divisions across the Sheriff’s Office, including Patrol, Investigations, Detention and Dispatch. His full-time career is equally distinguished, with a 40-year tenure with the Slavonic Insurance Company, beginning after serving as a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Captain Walzel has a Master Peace Officer License.
Captain Wayne Poorman is the head of operations for the Reserve Division. He began his law enforcement career as a volunteer deputy with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in 1974 and has been a Reserve Deputy with the Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office continuously since 1976! As with Captain Walzel, Captain Poorman has worked across all principal divisions within the Fort Bend Sheriff’s Office, and he has too many training awards and certificates to list here. He has a BA degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and he has been in the insurance business since 1973 in Rosenberg, where he owns an insurance agency. Captain Poorman has a Master Peace Officer License.