Ron E. Hood, Constable
Commissioner Ron E. Hood
Ronald "Ron" Hood of Dripping Springs is a Hays County Constable and retired police officer of the Ft. Lauderdale Police Department after 22 years of service. He is also a former fraud investigator with the Texas Department of Insurance and a former investigator for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the Homeland Security and Enforcement Division. He is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police and the Central Texas Justice of the Peace and Constables Association, and a past member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and the International Association of Special Investigation Units. Hood received specialized training in Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Law Enforcement from the US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration, Financial Forensic Techniques from the US Department of Treasury Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Counter-Drug Special Weapons and Tactics from the US Military Police School, and is a certified Fire and Explosion Investigator by the National Association of Fire Investigators.