Before his reserve unit was activated for war, Sylve enrolled in Houston Community College’s Basic Peace Officer Academy in 2000. In Spring 2001, he graduated as “Top Cop,” which is the highest honor given to the top cadet in all areas. On July 16, 2001, he began his career with the Prairie View A&M University Police Department, fulfilling his lifelong dream of being a police officer.
In 2009, while working for the Houston Community College Police Department, Sylve decided to pursue a degree in criminal justice. He obtained an associate’s degree in criminal justice in 2012 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Prairie View A&M University in 2015.
was appointed Deputy/Administrative Assistant, assigned to the Training & Personnel Division of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Throughout his law enforcement career, he has obtained his Basic Instructor Certification, Firearms Instructor Certification, Hostage Negations Certification, License to Carry Instructor Certification, O.C. Spray Instructor Certification and P.P.C.T. Defense Tactics Instructor Certification, among others. He is currently in pursuit of a Master’s Degree in Human Science at Prairie View A&M University.