Corporal Porter began his career in public service with the United States Marine Corps. After serving as an active-duty Marine for 9 years Corporal Porter entered civilian law enforcement. Corporal Porter has served the citizens of Bellaire since 2005.
During his tenure with the department Cpl. Porter has served as a Special Response Team member, Field Training Officer, Advanced Accident Investigator, Physical Fitness Coordinator, RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor, Taser Instructor, and Honor Guard Team Member. Cpl. Porter holds a Master Peace Officer License.