On January 3, 2013 we welcomed these 6 officers into the ranks of the Victoria Police Department. All six graduated from the Victoria College Police Academy in December. Shown left to right are:
Cody Maresh comes to us from Moulton, Texas.
He graduated from Texas State University in 2009 and has worked in security.
Jonathan Hein was a U.S. Air Force dog handler and formerly worked in hospital security in the Houston area.
Troy Gilliam is from Victoria and graduated from UHV in 2009. He also most recently worked in hospital security.
Timothy Ramirez is from Victoria and prior to working at the VPD he was in retail management.
Javier Guerrero is new to Victoria and is formerly a corrections officer with TDCJ.
He graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2010.
Dakota McCarthy was born and raised in Bloomington and is pursuing a degree from UHV.
He is currently in the Texas Army National Guard.