Major Timothy Navarre
Major Navarre began his career with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office over 27 years ago. He attended the Basic Peace Officer’s Class #B2-90 at the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Academy. He holds a Master Peace Officer and Master Jailer Certificate. He is a TECOLE certified instructor as well as a Firearms Instructor. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Class #219 and the HCSO Leadership Development Institute.
His last assignment was in the Criminal Investigations Bureau as the Special Investigations Division Commander. Prior to this promotion to Captain he was assigned to the Homicide Division, he served as the Crime Scene Commander for over 9 years, and served several tours in the Detention Command, the Inmate Processing Center, the Transportation Division and in the Patrol Bureau as a Deputy, Sergeant and Lieutenant.
Major Navarre is a recipient of a 100 Club award, an HCSO Outstanding Supervisor award and two Sheriff’s Office Unit Citation awards.
Major Navarre and his wife of 31 years, Lisa, have two sons, James and Nolan who are both Eagle Scouts and attending college. He enjoys saltwater fishing and hunting of any kind.
About the Criminal Investigations Bureau
The Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB) is a multi-task orientated unit of highly trained and experienced criminal investigators. CIB’s core values are to Identify Crime, Solve Crime, and Obtain Convictions that enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Harris County and the community we represent.
Our mission is to support the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and other Harris County law enforcement agencies by conducting timely and thorough criminal investigations. CIB is dedicated to providing superior investigative services using advanced investigative techniques, forensic science and forensic equipment in order to preserve the quality of life within our community and those we represent.
CIB investigates all criminal allegations from misdemeanor to felony, from person crimes to property crimes. Investigators will search out and collect all available evidence surrounding each case, along with supporting facts to clear the innocent and substantiate the culpability of the guilty, motivated only by a search for the truth. CIB Investigators recognize their responsibilities to the community we serve and are committed to investigating all criminal allegations in an ethical and impartial manner with sensitivity toward the needs of victims and witnesses.
In our pursuit of solving crimes, investigators work in collaboration with the public in sharing information that leads to the investigation of criminal activity; along with local, state, and federal agencies, thereby enhancing our professional partnerships.
Investigators maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism in all of our actions, as we will treat all those whom we serve in a compassionate, courteous and professional manner.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau additionally utilizes undercover investigators to proactively identify, investigate, disrupt and dismantle criminal activity. Units conduct proactive operations pertaining to vice and drug crimes, human trafficking crimes and vehicle thefts and burglaries.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau is also responsible for departmental employment.