Allison Allen currently serves as Captain of The Woodlands Township Patrol Division with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Corrections from Sam Houston State University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law. She holds Master Peace Officer and Instructor Proficiency Certifications, among others.
After graduation from South Texas and passing the bar exam, Allen practiced law for 10 years in the Houston area and remains a licensed attorney. In 1995, she was fortunate to be in a position to enter the profession for which she is still feels a passion and calling; Law Enforcement. Allen’s law enforcement career began in late 1995 as a civilian Detention Officer for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. After attending the full-time Law Enforcement Academy during the day, and working full time on the night shift, she graduated, received her commission and went to work in The Woodlands as a Patrol Deputy. In the 20 years since, Allen has served MCSO and the community in several capacities including Field Training Officer, Honor Guard, Crisis Negotiator, Crime Scene Investigator, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Communications Lieutenant, Patrol Lieutenant and Patrol Captain.