2019 Year in Review - Part Two January 08, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: News JULY Eagle Lake Police Department hired their first African American police chief July 9 when Police Chief Wilton White, Jr. was hired. White previously worked as a police office in the city of Brenham, and served as a trooper for the Texas Department of Public Safety for 13 years. Kay ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!