2011 Employee Evaluation:
"Darrell's communication skills are excellent. He conducts meeting with his subordinates and meetings with command staff professionally and conveys information clearly and concisely. He presents material with confidence and accuracy."
"Darrell utilizes every software tool available to collect and sort data to plan his decisions. His careful planning, effectiveness, and accurate decision making improves the productivity of the organization."
"Darrell has empowered his staff members to make their own decisions. He meets frequently with staff and provides input regarding their operations."
"Darrell is a natural leader and team player who sets the example for everyone. He helped the City develop its 311 nonemergency call procedures with enthusiasm, patience, and professionalism."
"Darrell identifies and responds quickly to conflicts within his command. He addresses issues calmly and professionally. He has a made good decisions to resolve issues through counseling and progressive discipline."
"Darrell is frequently required to complete tasks on short notice. His ability to assist other staff and outside requests requires flexibility and adaptability. His responses are high quality, accurate, and his efforts have improved the professionalism of the agency."
"Darrell demonstrates a high level of initiative and is a self-starter. He is judicious in carrying out assignments without direction. He suggests and implements sound solutions to issues without supervision."
"Darrell has planned, implemented, trained, and on-boarded the Galveston Police Department onto the GRID consortium this year. He spent 6 weeks on-site at Galveston training officers on report writing, evidence procedures, analytics, internal affairs procedures, and daily officer activity tracking. He received a commendation from the Galveston Police Chief at their yearly award ceremony."