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Laurennette Wilson - Patrol
Biography of Sergeant Laurennette D. Wilson
Sergeant Laurennette Wilson is a product of the Houston Independent School District. She was employed with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention officer and acquired several duties that prepared her for her next journey.
Sergeant Wilson joined the Houston ISD Police Department November 2014. She has been with the department 7 years. She has acquired experience in Patrol, Campus, Gangs, Criminal Investigations and Community Outreach. She also continues to participate in several community outreach programs designed for the youth and community building to gain trust in the community and surrounding counter parts. While her time at Houston ISD Police Department she obtained accreditations in
- CIT/ Mental Health Certified
- Gang Enforcement Unit/ Classification
- Minimum (3-6) months in K-9 Training
- Patrol Trained
- Full Access NCIC/ TCIC Certified
- Field Training Officer
- TAPS Certified
Sergeant Wilson has continuous trainings in Criminal Investigations for leadership and contributed to the expansion of Houston ISD PD Missing Persons Unit. She is the first African American female that served on Houston ISD PD K-9 Division and first African American female to serve on Houston ISD PD Gang Suppression Division. Sergeant Laurennette Wilson has a Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Biology with minor in Psychology from Texas Southern University. Continued education in Executive Masters in Administration of Justice at Texas Southern University. She also is an active member of Texas Gang Investigators Association, Houston ISD Police Association, Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance on the C4 team, and works with NCMEC (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children).
Clifton Mapp - Patrol
Sergeant Mapp comes from a Family of Law Enforcement, where his Father Clifton E Mapp Senior was a part of The Houston Police Department as a Mechanic back in 1973 and later started his career as a Deputy Constable with Harris County Constables Precinct 6 back in 1982, Clifton Senior retired 1994, but his Legacy continued through Sergeant Mapp Jr.
Sergeant Mapp Jr. begin his journey of pursuing Law Enforcement in the year of 2006 where he enrolled into North Harris College Parkway Center Law Enforcement Academy, Sergeant Mapp Jr. then started his career at Aldine ISD Police Department on January 18, 2007, where he worked Patrol Division Day shift, Second Shift, and Night Shift Patrol, also worked as a Dispatcher. Sergeant Mapp Jr. along with all of Night Shift Patrol were awarded Officers of the Quarter after AISD had several burglaries, the night shift crew working while others were sleeping during the night were able to apprehend the suspect.
Sergeant Mapp Jr. came over to Houston ISD Police Department November 04, 2009, where he worked Campus Operations Serving as a Campus Police Officer at Booker T Washington Senior High School for 4 years and several other Campuses as well. Sergeant Mapp Jr. later started in the Patrol Division; Sergeant Mapp Jr was then promoted to the rank of Sergeant on August 13, 2021.
Sergeant Mapp Jr. has experience ranging from Basic SWAT Certification where he completed S.W.A.T. School at Conroe Police Department in 2008, Dispatcher Training from Montgomery County Sheriffs Office 2007, Federal Bureau of Investigation Gus George LEA Terrorism completed 2007, Federal Bureau of Investigation Gus George LEA Terrorism and Education completed 2007, Sexual Assault Family Violence Investigator SAFVIC Completed 2007, Advance Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training ALERRT 2007, North Harris Montgomery College, Texas Southern University TSU Tigers!
Sergeant Mapp Jr. is a Field Training Officer and a Basic Instructor and holds an Advance Peace Officer License.
Timothy Fields - Patrol
Orlando Alaniz - Patrol
Sergeant Orlando Alaniz began his law enforcement career in November 1995 when he joined the Houston ISD Police Department as a police officer. He has held several positions including: Investigator, Patrol and Campus Officer. Sergeant Alaniz was promoted to Sergeant in 2015. Sergeant Alaniz has over 25 years of law enforcement experience. Sergeant Alaniz holds a Masters’ Peace Officer certification along with several other TCOLE certifications. Sergeant Alaniz currently oversees Night Shift (3rd Shift) Patrol Division.
Anthony Sophus - Patrol
Sgt. Sophus also served 10 years in the United States Army, achieving the rank of sergeant. Afterwards, he attended the University of Houston Downtown Police Academy, and received his police certification. Sergeant Sophus began his law enforcement career with Ft. Bend County Pct. 2 in August 1999. During his time with the Ft. Bend County Pct.2, his serviced as a patrol deputy and warrants deputy.
In Oct 2001, he began his new career with the Houston ISD Police Department. Sergeant Sophus has worked in the patrol division for 20 years. He is a Master Peace Officer’s and was promoted to the rank of sergeant in February of 2020.
Jorge Ascencio - Patrol
Sergeant Ascencio began his career with the Harris County Constable Precinct 6 in July 2006 as a Reserve Deputy. In May 2008, he was employed by the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office where he was assigned to the detention bureau. He was also assigned to the Special Response Team (SRT) and Field Training Team. Sergeant Ascencio began his tenure with the HISD Police Department in 2013 as a campus officer at Gregory Lincoln Education Center where he gained experience in campus operations and later transferred to patrol operations. Sergeant Ascencio holds a Master TCOLE Peace Officer License, an Advanced Jailer Proficiency License, and over 4,400 hours of TCOLE training.