Command Staff

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 over 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 18 years experience in Law Enforcement.
Babcock Jason

Operations Lieutenant - Jason Babcock

Lieutenant Babcock has been with the City of Watauga Police Department for more than 20 years.