Captain Ken Bounds began his law enforcement career in 1988 and since 1992 has served the citizens of North Richland Hills. In 1997, he was promoted to sergeant. In March of 2007 he was promoted to lieutenant and in December of the same year he was promoted to captain. Captain Bounds holds a Master Peace Officer Certificate, and he is a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement certified instructor and firearms instructor.
Captain Bounds is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Degree and Master's of Public Administration, both from the University of Texas at Arlington.