Craig Thomason was hired in April of 2008 and served as a Patrolman where he received Rookie of the Year in 2009. In 2010, Thomason was transferred to the Special Operations Section where he served as a detective. In early 2015, Thomason was transferred to the Narcotics Division where he served as a detective. In late 2015, Thomason was promoted to Sergeant where he served as a Patrol Supervisor for a few months before being transferred back to the Department’s Special Operations Section as a supervisor. In 2016, Special Operations and Narcotics merged, subsequently creating the Department’s Street Crimes Division. Thomason served as a Street Crimes Supervisor until promoting to Lieutenant in 2019. After promoting to Lieutenant, Thomason was assigned as the A/B Company Patrol Commander, where he continues to hold that position.
Lieutenant Thomason serves on the Department’s SWAT Team.
Lieutenant Thomason holds a Master Peace Officer’s Certificate from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. He also holds a BA in Criminal Justice from Angelo State University.