Natalie Wilson joined Hitchcock Police Department in June of 2020 as an Investigator for Environmental Crimes. She came to this agency from Hitchcock Independent School District Police Department and holds an Advanced Peace Officer certification through Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Investigator Wilson began her career in June of 2001, with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office as a Warrant Division clerk. After completion of the Police Academy, she went into the Corrections Division of the Galveston County Jail.
She accepted an opportunity to transfer to Galveston County Precinct 5 Constable Office. The next 5 years of her career were on the Civil side of Law Enforcement. Investigator Wilson served as Secretary/Treasurer of the Galveston County Justice of the Peace and Constable Association during her tenure. She received Deputy Constable of the Year in May of 2005 for her outstanding service and dedication.
Her next opportunity involved transferring back to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office. Investigator Wilson joined the Bailiff Division and served the Galveston County Court systems until she was selected to join the Criminal Investigation Division’s, Special Crimes Unit as a Detective. After serving in the Special Crimes Unit of the Criminal Investigation’s Division she returned to the Patrol Division. Investigator Wilson earned a Life Saving Medal and Certificate of Commendation in May of 2016.
She enjoys volunteering in various communities in Galveston County. Investigator Wilson serves on the Board of Directors for Hitchcock Independent School District’s Education Foundation. She is a part of Greater Saint Matthews Baptist Church food drives which partners with the Hitchcock Police Department and Farm Gal’s. She has a positive influence with juveniles in the City of Hitchcock. She has been a Big Sister for the Big Brothers and Sisters of Galveston, D’Feet Breast Cancer volunteer board member and she was a member for the Board of Women in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University’s Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. She has participated multiple times in The Law Enforcement Torch Run-Special Olympics Texas and their Galveston Polar Plunge.
Investigator Wilson has served Galveston County residents in several different Law Enforcement capacities and looks forward to meeting new citizens and serving the City of Hitchcock.