Commissioner Adrian Garcia

Adrian Garcia

Precinct 2 has always been home to Adrian Garcia and his family. He has a 35-year career in public service that began as a Houston Police Officer.

He was appointed by Mayor Lee Brown as Director of the Mayor's Anti-Gang Office, was then elected to Houston City Council and appointed as chair of two City Council committees - the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee and the Minority / Women Business Enterprise Committee.

With the support of his peers on City Council, he would be confirmed as Mayor Pro-Tem by Mayor Bill White.

Adrian continued his service by being elected to the office of Harris County Sheriff - the largest sheriff's office in Texas and the 3rd largest in the United States.

Public Service

Commissioner Garcia's public service accomplishments include:

  • Leading the effort to create the Houston Police Department's Real Time Crime Center
  • Creating the Construction Mitigation Program that saved many family-owned businesses
  • Saving more than $200 million in operational costs during his tenure as sheriff
  • Eliminating chronic overcrowding in the jail and lowered crime every year
  • Adding 200 patrol deputies to keep businesses and neighborhoods safe

Contact the Commissioner

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