Major/Jail Administrator, Todd Calkins was promoted to Rockwall County Major/Jail Administrator effective June 1, 2015. He was promoted to Lieutenant/Assistant Jail Commander in March of 2010. Todd began his career with Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office in June 2002 as a Detention Officer.
He has received numerous certificates which include Defensive Tactics Instructor, Ground Avoidance & Ground Escape Instructor, Correctional Emergency Response Team (CERT) Instructor, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Education Instructor and Mental Health Officer and he holds an Advanced Jailers License.
He attended the U.S. Department of Justice Jail Administration Training Program in Longmont, Colorado and is a graduate of the National Leadership Command Academy Class #2 in Huntsville, Texas. CIT Excellence in Law Enforcement Award from the National Alliance on Mental Health Dallas Chapter in 2011. Corrections/Jail Innovations Award from the National Sheriffs’ Association in 2012. Correctional Officer of the Year Award for Professionalism in 2012 from the Texas Jail Association. State of Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Award for Professional Achievement from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement 2012 FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award 2019.
He serves on the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority Board of Directors representing Rockwall County since 2015. He is a member of the following; Rockwall County Sheriffs’ Association, Texas Jail Association, Sheriffs’ Association of Texas and the Texas CIT Association.
As Major/Jail Administrator, he is responsible for coordination and oversight of Correctional Services, Employment Development, Facility Maintenance, Food Services, Laundry Services, Inmate System Management and Courthouse Security Services. He is also responsible for the oversight of a 8 million dollar jail budget.
He is a graduate of Leander High School in 1988. He attended Austin Community College and Tarleton State University. Prior to coming to work for Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office in 2002, he spent approximately 11 years in various positions with several companies in computer, software, data conversion, telecommunications and participated in planning and execution of disaster recovery for several platforms.