Chief of Police Claudio Trevino Jr., brings a plethora of experience to the position of Chief of Police. Having been a sworn officer for 24 years, Chief Trevino rose through the ranks of the Laredo Police Department promoting to investigator in 2000, sergeant in 2005, lieutenant in 2009 and being appointed to Deputy Chief of Police in 2013.
While serving as Deputy Chief, Chief Trevino oversaw the Criminal Investigations and Support Divisions. In 2015, while still serving as Deputy Chief, Chief Trevino graduated from the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy (FBINA). The renowned academy includes a ten week training covering various topics such as advanced communications, leadership and fitness. Known for its excellence in academics, the academy is held a the FBI Headquarters in Quantico, Virginia.
In May of 2017, then Deputy Chief Trevino, was appointed as the 11th Chief of Police for the Laredo Police Department. Under the leadership of Chief Trevino, the department has grown in personnel, seen an increase in the implementation of technology for crime prevention through the launches of the Real Time Crime Center and National Integrated Ballistic Information Network, utilization of body-worn cameras by uniformed patrol officers, all while seeing an overall reduction in crime.
Chief Trevino is a proud husband, father of three and is a United States Air Force veteran having served during Operation Desert Storm.