Katy Police Department

Former Katy Police Chief Frazier Remembered as “Old School Law Enforcement”

Buddy Frazier - photo courtesy Schmidt Funeral Home

By George Slaughter Former Katy Police Chief R.L. “Buddy” Frazier was remembered Saturday as a great guy and “old school law enforcement.” Frazier died Wednesday. He was 77. “He was a great investigator,” Mayor Chuck Brawner said. “He was old school law enforcement. He expected you to do your job and stay busy and you’ll never have a problem with him.” Brawner recalled how one day he was working with a German Shepherd police dog, […]

Katy Man Shot, Killed by Brother

By George Slaughter Katy Police Chief Bill Hastings said Monday night that no charges have been filed against a Katy man who shot and killed his brother early Monday morning following a domestic dispute at the family home. Clifton Achterberg, 34, was shot in the back with a pistol fired by his brother Walter Achterberg, 31. The bullet exited Clifton Achterberg’s chest, and hit their mother, Gail Achterberg, 62, in the arm. Hastings said Clifton […]

Katy Police Department Presents Plaque

Pictured from left to right are: Captain Woytek, Officer Glover, Officer King, Officer Jones, Chief  Hastings City of Katy former Mayor, Fabol Hughes, Paula Hughes, Assistant Chief Tyler, Corporal Rucker, Corporal Pena and Officer Shiller during the City Council Meeting on Monday, May 22nd. The Katy Police Department presented Mayor Hughes with a plaque with the names of all the officers that served the City of Katy during his term.