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Meet The Chief

Chief Matthew BlakelockMatthew J. Blakelock, M.S., LCC

Matthew Blakelock is a native Texan who has served as a public servant in law enforcement in Montgomery County since 1995 with the last 23 years at the Conroe Independent School District Police Department. He was promoted to captain in September of 2018 after serving the District as an officer, corporal, and for the past 18 years as a sergeant responsible for supervision of every school feeder zone, the Communications Division, Investigations, S.W.A.T. Command, and most recently Administrative Operations of the Police Department. He holds a Master Peace Officer Certification, Law Enforcement Instructor License, a School Based Law Enforcement Instructor License, as well as instructor certifications in Defensive Tactics and Use of Force, Crisis Intervention, ALERRT Active Shooter Response for Law Enforcement, School Based Law Enforcement, and various other law enforcement subjects. Matthew, his wife Sarah, and their son Beckett Live in Conroe, Texas and are proud to call Montgomery County and Conroe I.S.D. their home.

Matthew worked full time at the Conroe Independent School District Police Department as he attended the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) Leadership Command College (LCC).  This program is designed for Texas law enforcement executive development. Matthew attended all three modules and completed his administrative research paper within two years and proudly graduated in 2001 as part of LCC Class #39. In May, 2012 Matthew earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Sam Houston State University. He then went on to earn his Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Leadership and Management from Sam Houston State University in August, 2016.

Matthew Blakelock began serving Conroe I.S.D. as chief of police in June 2022 and in addition to his duties as chief, he serves as an executive member of the Montgomery County Special Threat Response Plan Group and as a member of the Conroe Independent School District Safety Committee.