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Galveston Police Press Release

A Galveston police officer has been charged with two counts of Indecency with a Child by Sexual Contact – Felony 2. 

On February 4, 2019, the Galveston Police Department received a complaint regarding a possible criminal allegation against Officer Dion Watson. After a preliminary investigation, the Galveston Police Department requested the assistance of the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office, who agreed to complete the investigation.  The Galveston County Sheriff’s arrested Officer Watson on March 12, 2019. 

Officer Watson joined the Galveston Police Department in September 2001 and was assigned to the Investigative Services Bureau.    

Officer Watson will remain on paid Administrative Leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

All further media inquiries should be referred to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.


Click Here To Read Probable Cause Affidavit

CPT Joshua Schirard

Operations Bureau Commander

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