Command Staff

The Watauga Police Department Command Staff is comprised of the Chief of Police, the Assistant Chief of Police, and Two Lieutenants.


Chief of Police - Robert Parker

Chief Parker was sworn in as the Chief of Police for the City of Watauga Police Department on July 24, 2017. Chief Parker has over 23 years of experience in Law Enforcement.

Administrative Lieutenant - Keith Hartman

Lieutenant Hartman has over 17 years experience in Law Enforcement. He is currently assigned to oversee the administrative division of the Watauga Police Department, he is responsible for: Criminal Investigations, Warrant Officer, Chaplin Program, School Resources, Community Services and the Recognition Program.

Operations Lieutenant - Marty Galchutt

Lieutenant Galchutt has over 25 years experience in Law Enforcement.  He is currently over the operations division of the Watauga Police Department and oversees:  Patrol, Traffic/Motors, K-9 and Animal Control.