Major Harp joined the Crestview Police Department in January of 2005. Major Harp started his career working on patrol, learning the streets and neighborhoods in the city. Major Harp has prior military service with the United States Air Force as a Medical Service Specialist and worked in a Level III NICU. Major Harp completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at Central Missouri State University. Major Harp promoted through the ranks of the Crestview Police Department. Major Harp is now over Criminal Investigation and the Support Services Division.
Major Brian McCallum - Commander, Professional Standards and Training
Major Brian McCallum is a native of Crestview that attended Bob Sikes Elementary, Richbourg Middle School and Crestview High School. Major McCallum attended the Law Enforcement Academy at Northwest Florida State College in 2008 and began his law enforcement career with the Crestview Police Department immediately upon graduation. In 2015, he was promoted to Corporal, followed by a promotion to Sergeant in 2016, and Patrol Operations Major in 2018. Over his career, Major McCallum has received many certifications, awards and commendations to include being named the Crestview Police Department Officer of the Year in 2010 and 2015. Major McCallum has been happily married for over 20 years to the love of his life, Ginny (his proudest achievement) and they have three children.
Major Andrew Schneider - Commander, Criminal Investigations Division
Major Schneider joined the Crestview Police Department in February of 2001 as an Auxiliary Officer and began his full-time career in 2002. He was promoted to Sergeant and Instructor in 2004 and to Lieutenant and Division Commander in 2007 where he supervised the Training Division, Patrol Division and the Special Response Team (SRT) and later Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT). Between 2013 and 2016, Major Schneider led the department’s Accreditation Process and approval, while presiding as Major of the Patrol Division and Training Division. In 2017 Major Schneider was assigned to the Administrative Division which oversees the Professional Standards Division, Community Service Division, Records Division, and Training Division. Major Schneider supervises multiple ancillary responsibilities to include; Traffic Homicide Investigations, Alcohol Testing Programs, Community Service, Recruiting, Honor Guard, K-9 Division the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), Accreditation, Policy/Procedural Compliance and also serves as the Crestview Police and Fire Retirement Board Chair President amongst many other responsibilities.
Major Schneider is a 2019 Graduate of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Executive Leadership Seminar Class #7 and has over a thousand hours of advanced, specialized and leadership level law enforcement training and certifications. Major Schneider is currently assigned as the Major of the Administrative Division of the Crestview Police Department and Commander of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team.