Sgt. Tamara Spencer
Tamara Spencer has dedicated the last 15 years of her life to serving and protecting League City citizens. A native of Rochester, New York, Spencer relocated to the Houston area in 1975 where she attended San Jacinto College.
Spencer 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 Patrol Sergeant and quickly stepped in to serve as a Special Operations Sergeant. She now serves as the day shift supervisor.
Tamara, a certified advanced peace officer, has a long list of accomplishments and certifications including being certified and trained as a standardized field sobriety testing practitioner, mental health officer, bike and marine patrol officer, TCLEOSE and Collision Avoidance Training Instructor, Intoxilyzer Operator, Commander of the League City Honor Guard, RENO Field Training Program, advanced accident investigator, and an accident reconstruction expert.
Tamara is also certified to teach Critical Incident Peer Support and Suicide Prevention for Law Enforcement throughout the Nation. She is one of only 16 Instructors in the United States certified to teach the CIPS course.
Tamara actively assists in teaching and the coordination of activities for the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association as well. She was also awarded the 100 Club Officer of the Year Award and the League City Police Department Medal of Valor award. However, she is most proud of being honored as a special delegate to China for her involvement in organizing an exchange internship program for students of China's Zhejiang Police College with Sam Houston State University and the League City Police Department.