Professional Standards

Capt. Dennis Rice

Admin Professional Standards

Capt. Rice has served with the Randall County Sheriff’s Office since July of 1992. He has worked as a jailer, transport officer, handled electronic monitoring of inmates and supervised the inmate work programs. In 2002, Capt. Rice became the first environmental investigator for the county. While in CID, he investigated property crimes. Capt. Rice is also Randall County’s Fire Marshal and investigates all suspicious fires in the county. Lt. Rice was promoted to Lieutenant over the Patrol Division and is now the Captain of Professional Standards Division.

Lt. Bill Sheffield

Professional Standards

Lt. Bill Sheffield has been with the Randall County Sheriff’s Office since 2001. Lt. Sheffield rose through the ranks from correctional officer to corporal to sergeant, and in 2019 was promoted to lieutenant. Lt. Sheffield is a graduate of the Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy. Lt. Sheffield is a peace officer, Master Jailer, Master Telecommunicator, TCOLE Instructor, TCOLE Advanced Instructor, and an Advanced Glock Armorer. Lt. Sheffield oversees jail operations, kitchen/laundry and building maintenance.

Lt. Cody Jones

Emergency Mgt. Professional Standards

Bio Coming Soon.....

Sgt. Jeff Hooten

Training and Personnel Division

Sergeant Jeff Hooten began his law enforcement career at the Canyon Police Department in 1982. He has served over 33 years. He retired as a sergeant from the Amarillo Police Department in 2015. Sergeant Hooten is assigned to the Training and Personnel Division at the Randall County Sheriff’s Office. Over his many years in law enforcement, Sergeant Hooten has many years of training his fellow officers. Sergeant Hooten has been an Academy Instructor in many different courses including Pursuit Driving, U.S. Constitution, Traffic Law and Traffic Direction, Courtroom Demeanor, Patrol Stops, etc. He served in several capacities during his long career. Sergeant Hooten has served as a motorcycle officer, crimes against person’s detective, robbery detective, Honor Guard Commander, background investigator and a Sergeant Patrol Supervisor. Sergeant Hooten holds a Master’s Peace Officer Certificate with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

Sgt. Gary Goodner

Compliance Officer

Sgt. Gary Goodner has been with the Randall County Sheriff’s Office since 2014. Sgt. Goodner began his career as a Correctional Officer and became a Training Officer and then Corporal in the Jail Division. In 2021 Sgt. Goodner promoted to Sergeant over Compliance. Sgt. Goodner graduated from the Panhandle Regional Law Enforcement Academy in 2016 and currently holds his Intermediate Peace Officer, Advanced Jailer and Basic TCOLE Instructor licenses.