Department of Police & Public Safety

Celina ISD is committed to ensure that all of its students, staff, and visitors are safe and secure while on campus or while attending any of its many District approved functions. For several years, Celina ISD has devoted significant resources to improve the safety and security around all of its facilities. Some of these improvements include additional security cameras, fencing, access control systems, security vestibules, and alarm systems.

Our Mission

The Celina ISD Public Safety Department's mission is to support the District's overall Mission Statement by providing a safe and secure learning and teaching environment for all staff and students. This will be accomplished by using "Best Practices for Emergency Operations" as directed by FEMA, Homeland Security, the State of Texas, as well as interaction with state and local public safety authorities. The Celina ISD Public Safety Department will utilize internal resources from the CISD Police Department and staff members who are trained and certified in emergency operations, as well as 3rd party public and school safety authorities and consultants.

Celina isd police department

The Celina ISD Police Department is an independent Texas Police agency located within Celina ISD. The Celina ISD Police Department goal is to ensure a safe and secure school environment.

Chief Bobby Manson

Chief Bobby Manson has served Celina ISD for 13 years and is currently assigned to the O’Dell and Lykins Elementary School campuses. Manson is a certified School Based Law Enforcement Officer and Mental Health Officer. He is also trained in FEMA “Multihazard Emergency Planning for Schools”, Advanced Child Abuse Investigation, ALERRT “Active Shooter Events and Response”, QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Program, and Advanced Criminal Interview and Interrogation Techniques.  Chief Manson has completed all Texas Police Chief Leadership Series training as required by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

In addition to his position as Chief of Police, Manson is the district’s safety and safety coordinator and has responsibility to ensure that the district is in compliance with Texas School Safety Center audits, conducting campus safety drills as recommended by the state, and operation of the district’s security surveillance and radio systems.  Manson is also a founding member of the Texas School Safety and Security Council.  The TSSSC was formed in 2018 of over 100 Chief of Police as a committee to author best practices for Texas school’s construction and policy to advance the cause for overall school safety.

Officer Robert McKissick

Office Robert McKissick has been with Celina ISD since July 2019 and is currently assigned to the Celina High School   McKissick over 17 years as a Law Enforcement officer, he served as a Municipal Police Officer, and as a Deputy Sheriff where he held the rank of Sergeant for approximately 7 years.  He has had multiple responsibilities which included, Patrol Deputy, Patrol Supervisor, Field training Officer, Investigator, Firearms Instructor, Armorer, and Hostage/Crisis negotiator. He served as a special rapid response team member for high threat incidents such as, warrant service, active shooter, and fugitive apprehension, and other critical incidents.  He has over 14 years’ experience as a Law Enforcement Instructor, and Certified law Enforcement Firearms Instructor by the State of Texas.  He is a trained EMT and trained in TCCC, for combat casualties, dealing with trauma and sever injuries usually sustained during combat situations.

Officer Michael Proffer

Officer Mike Proffer has been with the Celina ISD since January 2019 is currently assigned to the Junior High, 6th grade, Primary, and the ADEP campuses.  Proffer has 20 years of Law Enforcement experience, and is a certified School Based Law Enforcement Officer, Mental Health Officer, Certified Homicide and Child Death and Abuse Investigator, and has experience in narcotics and gang interdiction.  Proffer is also certified in Active Shooter Response and Crisis Intervention Training, and Interview and Interrogation standards, as well as being a certified Sexual Assault Investigator.   Officer Proffer is committed to finding ways to interact and mentor the students in a non-enforcement capacity whenever possible, with the goal of positively influencing the students moving forward.  As such, Officer Proffer welcomes any input or concerns from parents or staff, and looks forward to partnering with both in an effort to offer students every opportunity for success.