Chief John Julin has served the citizens of Ferris ISD as a district police officer from 2007–2013. Chief Julin returned back to Ferris ISD in 2017. Prior to working for the Ferris ISD Police Department, Chief Julin worked for the City of Ferris and the City of Red Oak Police Departments. Chief Julin also spent time working with the Red Oak ISD Police Department. During his tenure with the Ferris ISD Police Department, he has worked at all levels of the department including Campus Officer, K9 Officer, Sergeant, and Lieutenant. He was promoted to the rank of Chief in September of 2019.
Chief John Julin holds a Master Peace Officer License with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. These hours include topics such as conducting Safety and Security Audits, Threat Assessment training, Active Shooter Response training, National Incident Management System (NIMS) training, Basic Instructor Proficiency, and Firearms Instructor Proficiency.
Chief Julin is a member of the Texas School Districts Police Chiefs' Association, and his office can be found at the Ferris High School.
Sgt. Rosenblad has 32+ years in Law Enforcement, and his assigned campus is at Hazel Ingram Elementary. He was born and raised in Georgetown, Texas. After graduating from high school, he attended Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Tx. where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice. In October 1999, he was hired by the City of Irving Police Department where he spent his first three years in the Patrol Division. In 1993, he transferred into the Community Services Division as an SRO (School Resource Officer), where he spent the next 23 years at Irving Nimitz High School.
Upon his retirement from Irving P.D. in December 2016, Officer Rosenblad, still hearing the call of Justice went on to serve the Red Oak ISD Police Department. As a school officer, he was assigned to Red Oak HS and Schupmann Elementary. For the next five years, he inspired, molded, and looked after the students of Red Oak ISD.
In October 2021, he was blessed to be given the opportunity to work for Ferris ISD PD and was hired on as Sergeant. He continues to be a positive role model for the students of Ferris ISD. as well as, to the rest of the department. Sgt. Rosenblad holds a Master Peace Officer Certification and is a TCOLE Instructor. In his spare time, he enjoys riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, spending time with his wife (Brenda) and family, and spoiling his grandchildren.
Officer Hall graduated from Navarro College Police Academy where he began his law enforcement career in December of 2016. He served as a Reserve Police Officer with the Ferris ISD PD prior to becoming a Full-Time Officer in 2018. Officer Hall is a graduate of Ferris ISD and sincerely enjoys giving back. His off-time activities include serving on several city and county boards, which constantly keeps him involved in the Ellis County community. Corporal Hall is the Police department's Crime Stopper Liaison, community outreach Officer, and Field Training Officer. In 2023, because of his hard work and dedication, Officer Hall was promoted to the rank of Corporal. Corporal Hall is also working towards his Bachelors in Criminal Justice to better serve.
"I really enjoy being able to protect and serve the students of FISD, and creating a positive relationship with law enforcement that will hopefully follow them throughout their lives."
Corporal Hall is currently assigned to Ferris High School.
Officer Armendariz was raised in Ennis, Texas and graduated from Ennis ISD in 2005. She has three children who inspire her to be the best mom she can be. In May of 2016, Officer Armendariz graduated from Navarro College with an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice.
In October of 2016, she joined the Ferris ISD Police Department as a Police Service Officer assigned to Ferris High School. Officer Armendariz gained law enforcement experience working at Ferris High School alongside Chief Julin while also attending the Cedar Valley Police Academy. Oficer Armendariz graduated from the Cedar Valley Police Academy and became a licensed Texas Peace Officer in the summer of 2019. In July 2019, Officer Armendariz was sworn in as a full-time Police Officer for Ferris ISD, she is now assigned to Ferris JR High campus.
Officer Anthony Manriquez joins Ferris ISD from Kaufman County where he served as a jailer before going through the police academy and graduating in 2019. After the academy he continued to serve Kaufman County as a Sheriff's deputy and Deputy Constable for 2 years.
Ofc. Manriquez's true strength comes from working in a team, taking charge, and willingness to assist officers in need. When he is not serving the staff and students of FISD, Ofc. Manriquez enjoys attending sporting events and playing softball and baseball. Ofc. Manriquez is currently assigned to Lee Longino Elementary.
Officer Betsy Segura's fascination with Law Enforcement began as a grocery store manager chasing shoplifters. Since the early days of chasing "would be" criminals, Officer Segura has had a distinguishing career in law enforcement. She began her law enforcement career as a Reserve Officer for the Kemp Police Department in February 2008. Officer Segura received her Advanced Child Abuse Investigation certification by the Texas Municipal Police Assocation in 2011. In March of 2013, Officer Segura was hired on as a School Resource Officer with the Ennis ISD Police Department. Officer Segura was placed as the SRO at Ennis High School where she began to build relationships with the students to help ensure their safety and welfare
Officer Segura desires to continue her career in dedicated leadership, by one day directing and managing a district police department. Officer Segura was hired on with Ferris ISD in 2022, and continues to ensure enforcement of all federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. She continues her education by attending yearly leadership law enforcement conferences and training. Officer Segura enjoys working with students, staff, administrators, communities, and other organizations that provide the needs of the district, and is currently assigned to the Lucy Mae McDonald campus.
Joe Fabian comes from a family whose lives have revolved around Law Enforcement since he was a child. Joe himself has been in Public Safety since 2007 beginning his career with Bell County Emergency Communications as a 911 Dispatcher, Communications Training Officer, and state-certified Instructor. Joe has worked with multiple PSAPs (Public Service Answering Points) throughout the state of Texas and enjoys having the ability to serve those in need.
He has worked in both the private and public sector of 911 as a trainer and master telecommunicator, and he joins Ferris ISD to take on another role as Public Service Officer, as well as, dispatcher. 2021 marked an achievement in his career as he obtained his certification for K9 Handler. Joe will serve as the school district's K9 Handler working very close with K9 Storm. His passion for serving others is parallel to his passion for the culinary arts as he supports the department and its mental health by preparing food on a regular basis. The Dispatch office can be located at the JR High Campus, however, being a mobile dispatcher, he can be seen at every campus.
Bianca Ruiz is a Red Oak High School graduate of the Class of 2017, and has worked for Red Oak ISD for 6 years in Special Education. In Spring of 2023, she felt blessed to be given the opportunity to work for Ferris ISD as Administrative Assistant to Chief Julin. Ms. Ruiz holds a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture from UNT Dallas and is pursuing a Masters in Agriculture Sciences through Texas A&M-Commerce. With both a love of nature and a passion to protect Texas resources, Ms. Ruiz has a long term goal of working in law enforcement as a Texas Game Warden. As an Administrative Assistant, she is given the opportunity to gain familiarity with the work that Peace Officers do. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and reading.
K-9 Storm joined the Ferris ISD Police Department in March 2017 and is trained in narcotics detection. K-9 Storm is a Pitbull/Labrador Retriever mix rescued from the Dallas SPCA and joined the department when she was 1 year and 3 months old. Ferris ISD Police Department was able to begin our K-9 Program with the help of a grant from Universal K-9 and Animal Farms Foundation. The grant totaled an estimated $13,000 and covered the cost of the canine, the canine training, and the handler's training. Storm will help ensure that Ferris ISD is a drug-free school zone.