Lieutenant Ryan Skelton oversees the Internal Affairs Division. He is responsible for the coordination and supervision of all Internal Affairs investigations. The IA Division assists other local police agencies in and out of Fort Bend County with administering polygraphs at their request.
The Internal Affairs Division also receives and investigates citizens' complaints. The members of this unit also answer questions about department policy and procedures. The unit investigates complaints such as:
- Excessive Force
- Inadequate law enforcement service
When a citizen has a complaint against an employee of the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office (commissioned or civilian), the complaint is directed to the Internal Affairs Office, located at 1840 Richmond Parkway, Richmond TX 77469. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. If the office is closed, you may still file a complaint with any Sheriff’s Office supervisor, who will then forward your report.
Fax : 832-471-2488
- Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
- Attn: Internal Affairs
- 1840 Richmond Parkway
- Richmond, Texas 77469
Jacqueline Dorsey the administrative assistant. She may be reached at 281-238-1597 or by email at Jacqueline.Dorsey@fortbendcountytx.gov.
Lieutenant Ryan Skelton may be reached at 281-341-8732 or by e-mail at Ryan.Skelton@fortbendcountytx.gov.
Investigator James Murray may be reached at 281-238-1596 or by email at James.Murray@fortbendcountytx.gov.
Investigator Ronnie Novosad may be reached at 281-238-1598 or by email at Ronnie.Novosad@fortbendcountytx.gov.
Deputy JoAnn Valverde may be reached at 281-238-1591 or by email at JoAnn.Valverde@fortbendcountytx.gov.
Deputy Bobby Slavinski may be reached at 281-238-1592 or by email at Bobby.Slavinski@fortbendcountytx.gov.
Deputy Royce Romero may be reached at 281-238-1595 or by email at Royce.Romero@fortbendcountytx.gov.