Barry Caver is currently the Assistant Chief Deputy with the Denton County Sheriff's Office since January 1, 2017. He was raised in the Lufkin, TX area where he graduated from high school.
Assistant Chief Barry Caver has been in law enforcement for 42 years, which first began in December 1976, when he was hired as a dispatcher/jailer for the Angelina County Sheriff's Department in Lufkin, Texas. Assistant Chief Barry Caver later received his Texas Peace Officer certification and was employed in 1978 as a police officer with the Diboll Police Department.
Assistant Chief Barry Caver was accepted into the training academy of the Texas Department of Public Safety in 1979, where he spent eight years as a Highway Patrol Trooper before being promoted to the position of Highway Patrol Sergeant in 1987. He was later promoted to the rank of Texas Ranger Sergeant in 1989. In 1993, Assistant Chief Barry Caver was promoted to the position of Texas Ranger Lieutenant and stationed in Lubbock. In 1996, he was promoted to the rank of Texas Ranger Captain, Company "E," stationed in Midland, Texas. He remained there until his retirement in 2008. Assistant Chief Barry Caver is also a graduate of the 201st Session of the FBI National Academy and holds a Master Peace Officer License and an Intermediate Jailers License.