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- Commander Lopez
- Commander, Gomecindo Lopez (Detention Facility Division) began his law enforcement career as a Detention Officer on September 2, 1985. During his 23 year tenure with the Sheriff's Office he has received numerous awards and citations. Commander Lopez was one of the first Floor Control Officers in the Detention facility as well as one of the first members of the Special Response Team.
- Commander Lopez rose through the ranks of the Sheriff's Office serving as a Deputy Sheriff, Detective, Deputy Sergeant and finally a Deputy Lieutenant being promoted in April of 2005. Additionally, he has worked in various aspects of the Sheriff's Office to include the Patrol Division, the Criminal Investigative Division, and the Administrative Section where he served as the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) manager. Commander Lopez currently is assigned to the Special Operations Bureau.
- A 1979 Graduate of Fabens High School, Commander. Lopez is currently attending Park University working towards a Bachelors' Degree in Management/Human Resources. He has obtained the Master Peace Officer Certification through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education and graduated from the FBI's prestigious National Academy in 2000.
- Commander Lopez is married to Lupe Lopez and has five children and four grandchildren.