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Chief Justin Leeth

A Texas native, Justin Leeth was born into a family full of public servants and raised in Bryan Texas. He earned a bachelors degree from the University of North Texas and received his Master Peace Officer License in 2014. Justin began his government profession in 2000 by serving in the United States Marine Corps. In 2005 he accepted a position with the Navasota Police Department as a Patrol Officer, which started his career into municipal government. His law enforcement career has been decorated with various distinguished awards such as earning the NPD Employee of the year in 2008 and the Grimes County Officer of the year in 2009. Serving in the Navasota Police department for over ten years, Justin has held various positions including Narcotics investigator, Patrol Sergeant, Staff Sergeant and Lieutenant. In 2015 the City of Navasota promoted Justin Leeth into the role of Police Chief, a position he now holds as the head of the Navasota Police Department.


The Patrol Division consists of 14 certified police officers. Officers patrol the city limits enforcing laws and preventing crime, making traffic stops, responding to dispatched calls, working accidents, and serving arrest warrants. Two officers serve as School Resource Officers and are assigned to the Navasota Independent School District.

Criminal Investigation

The Criminal Investigation Division consists of five investigators responsible for the investigation and/or follow up investigation of offenses reported to the Navasota Police Department with one investigator specializing in Narcotics Enforcement.


The Communications Division consists of five dispatchers and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is the primary link between the public and the emergency services of the Navasota Police Department and the Navasota Fire Department and serves as the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for all 9-1-1 calls within the City of Navasota.
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