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Officer Todd Gyure

Todd Gyure has worked at the Garland Police Department for over 18 years with the majority of that time spent on the street in Patrol.  Todd is currently the Mental Health Liaison for The Garland Police Department. For the past 9 years Todd has also been a member of The Garland Police Departments S.W.A.T. team as a hostage negotiator.

Todd is a TCOLE certified mental health officer, a Suicide and Crisis Center of North TX certified telephone crisis counselor, GPD TCOLE 1850 Crisis intervention training instructor, Department of Public Safety certified Officer Resilience Training Leader, FRCPI certified law enforcement suicide prevention trainer, IAFF behavioral health awareness peer support certified, member of Garland Police Departments Critical Incident Stress Management team, founder of The Law Enforcement Mental Health Alliance of North TX, Certified Police Field Training Officer, Mental Health First Aid certified instructor, and vehicle close quarters battle instructor.

 

Todd is passionate about all things brain health for both the citizens he serves, and the law enforcement community at large. During his time with The Garland Police Department Todd has earned numerous awards and commendations to include: FOP’s Officer of the year, Garland Police Department’s 2019 Unit of the Year for his work in the mental health unit, Police Commendation Bar, Meritorious Conduct Bar, 2 Life Saving Bars, and several Officer of the Month certificates. Todd spent the first five years of his professional career as a public school teacher with experience in grades 6 through 12 where he earned a teacher of the year award for his work with the special education students in his classroom.

 

In his free time Todd enjoys road racing cars at tracks like Circuit of the Americas in Austin. This hobby allows Todd to enjoy metal fabrication as well as other high performance race car mechanic work. Community involvement is very important to Todd. Todd has spent that last 17 years as a big brother to Zach Moore. Zach Moore is the only son of Garland Officer Michael David Moore who was killed in the line of duty in 1997.

 

Todd is a past president of NAMI North TX. Todd regularly donates time and or money to causes like the Suicide and Crisis Center of North TX, NAMI North TX, Our Calling, Metro Relief, City Square, The 9/11 Memorial, Blue Help, 22Kill, and The Wounded Warrior Project. Todd earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of North TX, has two current TX public school teacher certificates, and his Master Peace Officer license.