Lt. Erica Journet currently holds the position of Lieutenant within the Humble ISD Police Department, which is where her law enforcement career began in 2005, promptly after completing her Police Training at the University of Houston Downtown in 2004. Since joining, she has had many opportunities to rise through the ranks, which have allowed her to grow both professionally and personally. Shortly after joining the Humble ISD police department, Lieutenant Journet became one of the districts LETS (Law Enforcement Teaching Students) program instructors. This program allowed her to teach over 10,000 students the importance of character building, drug and violence prevention, and how to overcome peer pressure. In 2008 she was promoted to Corporal, where she became responsible for supervising the Communication and the Community Service divisions. Two years later, in 2010, she was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where she became responsible for overseeing the Communication, Truancy, Community Service and Records divisions. Now, as a Lieutenant, her responsibilities have expanded to include the supervision over Communication, Truancy, Records, Investigations, and Training divisions.
Lieutenant Journet is currently certified as a Master Peace Officer, Field Training Officer, Special Investigations, Mental Health Officer, Basic Instructor, LETS Instructor, Intermediate Telecommunicator, TCOLE Police Instructor, is a graduate of the FBI Command College and serve as the department’s Terminal Agency Coordinator. In addition, she is the recipient of the FBI LEEDA Trilogy Award and the 2006 Officer of the Year Award. She also hold an Associate’s degree from Liberty University and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Before embarking on her journey as a Peace Officer, Lieutenant Journet started out as a Paraprofessional with Aldine ISD, working closely with students and staff members to help build and teach daily curriculum. She had the privilege of working with students who struggled with learning disabilities, which gave her great honor knowing that she played a vital role in shaping their future through teaching while developing her instructing abilities.
Combined, she holds over 15 years of teaching and instructing experience. She is a true believer in the ideology that education is the most powerful tool in which you can change the world. You will find that Lieutenant Journet has the passion along with the belief in what she teaches. Her commitment to protect the Humble ISD community stems from her passion in teaching, her passion for law enforcement and her passion and love that she has for her family, whom reside in the Humble ISD community.