Meet the PD

Chief Watson

Chief Watson

On Monday, June 22nd, 2009, Town of Double Oak Town Secretary Charlotte Allen administered the Oath of Office to Police Chief Derrick Watson.  Chief Watson has over twenty years of law enforcement experience beginning with the Dallas Police Department South West Patrol Division (1990-1994) and continuing with the Coppell Police Department (1994-2009).

Chief Watson worked in a variety of positions with Coppell including Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Support Services, Communications, and Tactical.  Chief Watson is a 1986 graduate from the University of Montana and a 2006 Graduate of FBI National Academy.  Prior to becoming a law enforcement officer Chief Watson served in the United States Army as a Lieutenant.



 Mike Messerli, Chaplain

Mike joined the staff at Crossroads in June of 1998. Prior to coming on staff he was in business for 18 years, and in the pastorate for 12 years before that. Mike also taught at a Bible College for several years during his pastoral years. He is a graduate of John Brown University with a degree in Biblical Studies. Mike and his wife, Joye, have been married for 29 years. They have two grown children and three granddaughters.

Areas of Ministry

  • Small Group Ministries: Oversight and development of Crossroads Minichurches, E-Teams, WINGS Women’s groups, and Affinity based small groups including motorcycle fellowship (CBCRiders), CBC G-Team (Golf Team), JOY (Women’s Ministry), Men’s Ministries, and others.
  • Teaching: T.E.A.M. courses, Sunday School, Discipleship and leader training.
  • Ministry Task: To move the body of Crossroads Bible Church from servants to ministers.

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