Lieutenant Mike Hernandez began his career with the Victoria Police Department in 1989. His past assignments include Patrol, Major Traffic Accident Team, Narcotics, Juvenile Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Investigations Sergeant, and Patrol Lieutenant.
From 2006 until early 2012, Lieutenant Hernandez was in charge of General Assignments in the VPD Investigations Division. In this capacity, he oversaw the detectives investigating Adult Crimes (Property and Assault). He supervised other division personnel as well.
In January 2012, Lieutenant Hernandez became the VPD Professional Standards Lieutenant in Police Administration. In October of 2016, he moved to the Support Services Division which includes oversight of the VPD Training and Recruitment, the Records Section and the 911 Center. He is currently assigned as the Patrol Administration Lieutenant.
Lieutenant Hernandez is a Firearms Instructor and is in charge of the VPD Armory and the department’s weapons in the area of inventory, care and maintenance.
Lt. Hernandez has attended Module I and II of Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT). He holds a Master Peace Officer’s Certificate and has over 3350 hrs of law enforcement training.
Phone: 361- 485-3731