Memorial Villages Police Department
Serving the cities of Bunker Hill, Piney Point, and Hunters Creek in Houston, Texas
MVPD Officers

“I chose to work for the Memorial Villages Police Department due to the organization’s professionalism, welcoming atmosphere and their goal and positive ambition to serve the community. I quickly became impressed by the overall agencies operations, attitude, staff and citizens. MVPD is definitely an agency I foresee myself serving long term.”

Vannesa Cadena

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Law Enforcement Career:

- Galveston Police Department

- Serving Since 2012


Associates Degree - Social and Behavioral Science

Bachelors Degree - Criminal Justice (Expected Graduation Date 12/2020)

Advanced Peace Officer Certification

Special Training:


Field Training Officer

Crowd Control

Crime Scene Investigation

12+ Years Military Service - Currently serving as a Reservist with Active Duty experience

"I chose to work for the Memorial Villages Police Department because of the value that the community places on its officers.  I am honored to be serving here and look forward to spending many years taking care of this community."
Christian Schanmier
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Law Enforcement Career:
  • Polk County Sheriff’s Office
  • Serving Since 2005
  • Advanced Police Officer
  • Police Instructor
  • Active Shooter Instructor
  • Field Training Officer
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Narcotics Investigations
  • Sexual Assault / Family Violence Investigator
  • U.S. Army Combat Medic

“I chose to work for the Memorial Villages Police Department because of the level of appreciation and support shown by the citizens we serve. The reputation of the department as well as the training and educational opportunities provided were the determining factors for me joining this agency."

Terry White


Livingston, Texas

Law Enforcement Career:

Onalaska Police Department

Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Memorial Villages Police Department

Serving Since 1999


Master Peace Officer

Special Training:

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing

Certified Mental Health Officer

Field Training Officer

First Line Supervision

Technical Interviewing & Interrogation