Police Chief Roger Barker

Chief Roger Barker began his career in the  law enforcement profession in 1975. He has served as the City of Bay City's Chief of Police since 2007. Chief Barker retired as a Lieutenant with the Harris County Sheriff's Department in 2006 after a 27 year career. Chief Barker holds a Master Peace Officer License as well as an Instructor's Certification. He is a graduate of L.E.M.I.T., the F.B.I. Command College and has a B.S. degree from the University of Houston. He and his wife, Patti, have two grown sons and several grandchildren.


Organizational Values 

Values consist of standards, beliefs, and principles upon which we base our life and professional choices. They are held so strongly that they noticeably affect the way we think and act. Values motivate us and help us to make judgments. 

We accept our employment with the Bay City Police Department as a symbol of public trust. Our fundamental duty is to serve and protect the members of our community to the very best of our abilities. We dedicate ourselves before God, constantly striving to achieve the following objectives: 

We will treat everyone with respect, dignity, and fairness without prejudice, oppression, or intimidation. 

We will maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity in both our professional and personal lives. 

We will vigorously enforce the law and protect the constitutional rights of all. 

We will be courteous and friendly toward every person we serve. 

We will always strive to find the best possible solution to every problem presented to us. 

We will not intentionally say or do anything to embarrass or offend others or ourselves. 

We are accountable to a higher authority and the community, which we serve, and we will be always mindful of that.