James Gonzales has served as a police officer for the City of Boerne since 1990. In 1992 he was promoted to the rank of sergeant and holds a master peace officer license from T.C.L.E.O.S.E. He is a certified instructor for the department and an instructor for A.L.E.R.R.T. He has received certification from T.E.E.X. as an Advanced Accident Investigator and supervises the department’s Tactical and Honor Guard Unit.
James Gonzales graduated from Oliver Wendell Holmes High School in San Antonio. He has received an Associate in Applied Science in Criminal Justice from San Antonio College and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from The University of Texas in San Antonio. He is also a graduate of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.
Throughout his career with the Boerne Police Department, he has received numerous Letters of Accommodations, Life Saving Bar, Meritorious Conduct Bar, and Academic Recognition Bar from T.C.L.E.O.S.E. However, the most rewarding aspect of his duties has been providing quality service to the citizen of Boerne, treating them with dignity, fairness, and respect. He believes in the core values of integrity, justice, service, and trust to guide his actions as he performs his daily duties.