Chief Deputy – Law Enforcement Bureau
Chief Darrell Isaacks Chief Isaacks is an experienced law enforcement executive with more than 30 years of service with the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.
Chief Isaacks career began in 1985 as a Corrections deputy and in 1986 he was transferred to the Civil and Criminal Warrant Division. While assigned to this division, he was promoted to Sergeant in 1991, Lieutenant in 1997, Division Commander in 2001 and then to the rank of Captain in 2003.
During Chief Isaacks tenure with the Civil and Criminal Warrant Division he was instrumental in developing several innovative programs and procedures that enhanced the division’s effectiveness and efficiency.
In 2013, Chief Isaacks was promoted to the rank of Major over the Criminal Law Enforcement Bureau and then in December 2017, he was appointed Chief Deputy.
His educational accomplishments among many include completion of the FBI National Academy Session #234 and a graduate of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas class #43.
Chief Isaacks is a proud member of many international and local organizations to include the Tucker Masonic Lodge, Galveston Scottish Rite, Shrine Temple of Galveston and the Galveston Propeller Club and last the Elks Club.
Chief Isaacks enjoys boating and spending time with his wife Vicki, their daughter Lauren and her husband Kenny.
Chief Deputy – Corrections Bureau
Chief Douglas Hudson, born and raised on Galveston Island, began his Law Enforcement career in 1988 as a Correctional Deputy for the Galveston County Sheriff's Office. Roughly five years later, Deputy Hudson transferred to the patrol division and began protecting our citizens from the streets.
In 1996 he transferred to the Warrant Division where his career would start to excel. It took only a few years, and he began to climb the ranks within that division. Deputy Hudson was promoted to Sergeant in 2001.
It would be another 12 years, but his growth, leadership, tenacity, experience, and efficiency led to his promotion as Captain in 2013. It would only take two years as Captain Hudson to become Major Hudson and take on the responsibility overseeing the Law Enforcement Bureau.
Proving he was not afraid of challenges and success, Major Hudson accepted the position of Chief Deputy over the Corrections Bureau in 2018. Thirty one years in Law Enforcement, a Galvestonian, and a tested leader; Chief Hudson strives each day to improve and set the standard for his staff.
Major – Criminal Law Commander
Major – Support Services Commander
Major – Corrections Bureau Commander