Officer Maira Villela is the Police Area Representative for Beat 40.
Officer Maira Villela grew up in Longview TX and graduated from Pine Tree High School. She attended Kilgore College before joining the Longview Police Department in March, 2008. She was nominated for Rookie of the Year in 2009. Officer Villela served her community as a patrol officer for eight years before becoming a Police Area Representative. She currently has her Intermediate Police Officer License and Mental Health Peace Officer Certification.
Officer Villela is the Department’s liaison with the community and her duties include the implementation of neighborhood improvement projects and working with the citizens to help reduce crime and solve problems in the community. Officer Villela also is the contact person for the Spanish Citizen Police Academy.
Beat 40 Police Area Representative Office
905 Pacific Avenue