Life-long Houstonian Alan Rosen’s law enforcement experience, business experience, training, and education uniquely qualify him to provide the leadership and management skills needed for the success and growth of the Precinct One Constable’s Office.
First elected in 2012, the Constable has spent more than 25 years in local law enforcement, chiefly at the Constable’s Office and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. He has worked in street patrol, fugitive warrants, marine patrol, criminal warrants, narcotics and mental health warrants. He also served as a member of the Sheriff’s executive command staff. With his extensive business background, Constable Rosen manages budgets and taxpayers’ money effectively. Constable Rosen has saved taxpayers’ money every year in office by bringing a business approach to managing the Constable’s Office budget.
During his first year in office, Constable Rosen required all personnel to attend law enforcement ethics training, created the first Precinct One Special Response Group, the first Precinct One S.W.A.T.-Certified Tactical Response Team and the first Precinct One Game Room and Prostitution Task Force, which has shut down illegal gambling establishments and massage parlors that are often fronts for prostitution and human trafficking organizations and seizing the assets of these illegal establishments. He also assigned the first Precinct One Deputy to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s anti-drug task force and ensured that all deputies assigned to the Mental Health Special Operations Division are mental health-certified through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
The Constable was the recipient of the Acres Home Chamber of Business and Economic Development Inc.’s Empowerment Award in Community Politics for 2014 and the Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce’s Government Advocate of the Year award for 2013. Under his leadership, the Precinct One Constable’s Office was awarded the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (“MADD”) Outstanding Law Enforcement Agency of the Year 2014. Precinct One was also recognized as the National Night Out Rookie (agency) of the Year.
Constable Rosen served or is serving on local civic boards and committees, including the MD Anderson Cancer Center Advance Team Board of Directors, the Greater Houston Visitors and Convention Bureau Board of Directors, the Houston Police Department – Citizen Review Committee, the Beth Yeshurun Day School Board of Directors (development chair), Beth Yeshurun Synagogue (security committee) and the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, also serves on the Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Home Board of Directors and currently Co-Chairs the Harris County Law Enforcement Technology Committee.
He is a Life Member of the 100 Club of Houston, and a Life Member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He was awarded the Presidential Volunteerism Award for 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Constable Rosen earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Houston, graduating with honors. He is deeply committed to keeping families safe, aggressively addressing crime issues and improving the quality of life for all residents of Precinct One. He and his wife and children are proud residents of the precinct.