Law Enforcement Liaison Team

Our Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL) team is a staff of instructors that brings to you over 100 years of combined law enforcement experience. Using our experience, we have intentionally developed curriculum to better equip all Texas drivers with critical training on the realities of distracted driving and the dangers that surround them each day.

Law Enforcement Liaison Program Manager

Lynda Walker

About me

Lynda attended Odessa College and the University of Texas at El Paso before beginning her law enforcement career at the Lamesa Police Department where she worked for almost eighteen years before starting with the LEL program in 2010.  Lynda holds certifications as a Master Peace Officer, Instructor and Firearms Instructor. She is currently a reserve officer with the Bee County Constable Pct. 2 in addition to her work as the LEL Program Manager.

Law Enforcement Liaison

Daniel (Jase) Herring

About me

Jase graduated from the Central Texas Regional Police Academy and worked for the City of Lampasas as a Police Officer before coming to TMPA in 2010. He has been in law enforcement for 10 years and holds an Intermediate Peace Officer License, Intoxilyzer Operator License, Field Training Officer Certification and TCOLE Instructor Certification. Jase worked as a LEADRS Specialist with TMPA prior to starting with the LEL program in October 2012.

Law Enforcement Liaison

Katie Alexander

About me

Katie has been in law enforcement for 16 years and currently works part time with the City of Oak Ridge North Police Department. She has a TCOLE Master Peace Officer License and holds numerous certifications including; Field Training Officer, SWAT and Special Investigator. Katie has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University, a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University and she is currently pursuing her PhD in Psychology at Grand Canyon University. She worked as an Instructor for the SAFVIC program and the Advanced Child Abuse program prior to joining the Law Enforcement Liaison team.

Law Enforcement Liaison

Chuck Carlile

About me
Chuck began his law enforcement career over 41 years ago, at the Hewitt Police Department, where he was a city police officer for 3 ½ years. He then became a State Trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety. Chuck is commissioned as a Special Ranger through the Texas DPS. He attended McLennan Community College, where he obtained an Advanced Certification in Law Enforcement Education. Chuck holds a Master Peace Officer and Instructor Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. He is currently certified as a Drug Recognition Expert Instructor and a Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor.

Law Enforcement Liaison

Tamara Spencer

About me

Tamara got her start in law enforcement in 1997 as a League City Patrol Officer. After 10 years on the League City Police force, Spencer was promoted to Sergeant and quickly stepped in to serve as a Special Operations Sergeant. With has a long list of accomplishments and certifications including being certified and trained as a Standardized Field Sobriety test practitioner and instructor, State of Texas expert witness for DWI cases, mental health officer, bicycle and marine patrol officer, TCOLE certified instructor, Collision Avoidance Training instructor, Intoxilyzer Operator, Commander of the League City Honor Guard, advanced Accident Investigator, and a Crash Reconstruction Expert. Tamara is also certified to teach Critical Incident Peer Support, and Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement. Tamara joined the Texas Municipal Police Association in 2016 as a Field representative for the Houston and East Texas Region. She moved to the FRIDAY/ADAPT Programs in 2017 and is now a liaison for the program.  Her commission is currently being held by Galveston County Constable Pct. 2

Contact Information
TXDOT DISTRICTS:

Corpus Christi, Houston, Lufkin, Yoakum  

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