Major Rodolfo Castaneda


Major Rodolfo Castaneda is the Commander of the Enforcement Bureau. This bureau includes uniformed Deputies who respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service as well as specialized functions such as Air support, SWAT Unit, Patrol Canine, Traffic Unit, and Reserve Deputies.

Major Castaneda is a two-time graduate of the University of Houston where he earned a bachelor’s degree in social sciences and a master’s degree in criminal justice.

Major Castaneda served 28 years with the Houston Police Department (HPD) in various divisions, including Patrol, Narcotics, Major Offenders, and Pro-Active and Reactive Internal Affairs. He is a certified mediator and holds a Master Peace Officer Certification from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

Major Castaneda received an honorable discharge upon retiring from service with HPD in December of 2020.

Major Rudy Castaneda may be reached by email at

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