Prior to joining the Redwood City Police Department, JR began his law enforcement career in San Jose, California. JR served as Commander of the City of San Jose’s Western Division – supervising over 375 officers assigned – responsible for providing police services to over 230,000 residents.
In 2013, JR was selected as of one of Computerworld’s premier 100 IT leaders in America, for the Department’s use of social media and innovative video chat technology.
JR was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Union University for Criminal Justice Management. He is also a graduate of the West Point Leadership Program.
JR is an active member of the Redwood City Rotary Club, is a member of Redwood City/San Mateo Chamber of Commerce and Redwood City International.
JR’s hobbies include coaching varsity high school basketball, traveling, and water sports.