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Constable – Precinct 5

Constable John Ellen, Precinct 5

Constable Ellen began his law enforcement career in 1977.  He has more than 40 years of law enforcement experience, including nine years of front-line work, 12 years as a supervisor and 19 years as a commander. He holds a Master Peace Officer license and has completed 7,339 hours of training. He holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology/Sociology and a Master’s in Political Science/Public Administration. 

He is a member of the following associations:

  • Law Enforcement Executives of Central Texas
  • Hays County Criminal Justice Association
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Commission
  • Capital Area Law Enforcement Executives
  • Texas Narcotic Officers Association
  • International Police Association
  • Buda Lions Club
  • YMCA Board of Directors
  • Onion Creek Senior Center
  • Buda Chamber of Commerce
  • Combined Emergency Communication Center Advisory Board
  • Cite and Release sub-committee
  • Hays County Policy Review Committee
  • Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas
  • Central Texas Justice of the Peace and Constables Association
  • Texas Association of Counties
  • National Association of Counties
  • National Constables & Marshals Association

Constable Ellen has the following Certificates and Proficiencies:

  • Texas Constables Leadership College Graduate
  • Master Peace Officer
  • Instructor
  • Crime Prevention Inspector
  • Firearms Instructor
  • Academic Recognition Award
  • Mental Health Officer
  • Civil Process Proficiency Certificate
  • Court Security Specialist

Deputy Cody Feagan

Deputy Cody Feagan has been a Peace Officer for 20 years, He holds a Master Peace Officer License and completed more than 2,678 hours of training.

Associations

  • President for Hays County Criminal Justice Association (HCCJA)
  • Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas 

Certificates and Proficiencies

  • Mental Health Officer
  • Court Security Specialist
  • Instructor Proficiency
  • Field Training Officer

Prior Experience

  • Amarillo Police Department- Detective Sergeant

Deputy Allen Bridges

Deputy Allen Bridges has been a Peace Officer for more than 14 years. He has completed more than 2,722 hours of training and holds an advanced Peace Office License.

Education

  • Austin Community College

Associations

  • Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas 

Certificates and Proficiencies

  • Mental Health Officer
  • Court Security Specialist
  • Field Training Officer
  • Civil Process Proficiency

Prior Experience

  • Hays County Constable Precinct One- Chief Deputy
  • Sunset Valley Police Department- Patrol Officer
  • Lakeway Police Department- Patrol Officer

Deputy Alice Flores

Deputy Alice Flores has been a Peace Officer for more than 10 years. She completed 3,053 hours of training and holds an Advanced Office License.

Education

  • Folsom Lake College
  • University of Phoenix

Associations

  • Central Region Vice President for Texas Narcotic Officer’s Association (TNOA)
  • Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas 

Certificates and Proficiencies

  • Mental Health Officer
  • Court Security Specialist
  • Instructor Proficiency
  • Field Training Officer

Prior Experience

  • Hays County Constable Precinct 1 – Deputy Constable
  • Bee Cave Police Department – Senior Patrol Officer
  • Austin Community College Police Department – Campus Patrol Officer

Deputy Daniel Duggins

Deputy Daniel Duggins has been a Peace Officer for 21 years, 15 of which he served as a motorcycle officer.  He holds a Master Peace Officer License and has completed more than 2,884 hours of training.

Associations

  • Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas 

Certificates and Proficiencies

  • Mental Health Officer
  • Court Security Specialist
  • Instructor Proficiency
  • Northwestern Motorcycle School Graduate
  • Certified Police Motorcycle Instructor

 Prior Experience

Hays County Sheriff’s Office – Motor Officer


Master Justice Clerk Rosalinda Blodgett

Certificates and Proficiencies

  • Master Justice of the Peace Court Clerk
  • Civil Process Proficiency

Associations

  • Treasurer for the Austin K9 Xpress Dog Agility Association
  • Justice of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas 

Prior Experience

  • Hays County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4- Clerk
  • Ozona National Bank- Loan Processing Clerk
  • Sears Corporation- Store Marketing Manager

Address:
500 Jack C. Hays Trail
Buda, Texas 78610

Phone:
512.295.3030

Fax:
512.295.4213

Email:
john.ellen@co.hays.tx.us

Term:
4 Years – Expires in 2024

Hays County