The Watauga Police Department Command Staff is comprised of the Chief of Police, the Assistant Chief of Police, and Two Lieutenants.


Chief of Police - Robert Parker

Chief Parker was sworn in as the Chief of Police for the City of Watauga Police Department on July 24, 2017. Chief Parker has more than 24 years of experience in Law Enforcement.


Assistant Chief of Police - Keith Hartman

Chief Hartman oversees the day to day operations of the Police Department and assists in preparing the departmental budget.  He has over 19 years experience in Law Enforcement.

Babcock Jason

Lieutenant - Jason Babcock

Lieutenant Babcock oversees the Criminal Investigations Division, Admin/Community Services, and Day1/Night1 Patrol Shifts.

Parham Bobby

Lieutenant - Bobby Parham

Lieutenant Parham oversees the Environmental Services Division, Traffic, and Day2/Night2 Patrol Shifts.