The Criminal Investigation’s Division is commanded by Captain Khalil El-Halabi, a 2008 veteran of the department.


Detective Sergeant Nolan Schaffer, Detective Corporal Andrew McGee, and Code Enforcement/Animal Control Officer Albert Lopez are responsible for all criminal offense investigations, code enforcement, and animal control for the Public Safety Department.

CID investigators duties include:

  • Aiding in the prosecution of defendants
  • Assisting in the arrest offenders
  • Conducting search warrants to seize illegal drugs and other evidence of criminal activity
  • Conducting thorough investigations
  • Recovering and returning stolen property

The Code Enforcement / Animal Control Officer

As Animal Control Officer, Albert Lopez responds to all animal control issues in the community. He also enforces city ordinances such as:

  • High grass
  • Junk vehicles
  • Parking
  • Stagnant water
  • Any other nuisance violations

If you would like to provide any information concerning a crime or violation of a City Ordinance, please email Captain Todd Gill, or call him at 254-772-4470.

Bret Crook
Public Safety Director


920 Estates Drive
Woodway, TX 76712