• Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Cum Laude), University of the Incarnate Word

  • Masters course work, Organizational Development & Leadership, University of the Incarnate Word

  • Master Peace Officer License, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

  • Critical Incident Peer Support Certification, Texas Attorney General’s Office

  • National Incident Management Systems Certifications, United States Department of Homeland Security

  • Adult Safe Environment Training-San Antonio Archdiocese


José Treviño joined the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in March 1990.  José is a distinguished leader and is a tireless advocate for the community he serves, as well as the hard-working professional staff of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO).  He has overcome challenges and fought for reform since his early days as a deputy sheriff.  He wants to reform and restore the BCSO to its fundamental purpose of providing agency wide, authentic law enforcement to Bexar County. 

José is a San Antonio native, graduating from Highlands High School where he met his wife, Cindy.  They have been married since 1991 and are the proud parents of two sons, Felix and Miguel.

José, the product of a hard-working family, understands the value of earning an honest living.  His work ethic and customer service skill set were first cultivated as a teenager, when he worked in the construction industry.  He first began to pursue his Criminal Justice Degree at San Antonio College while working in the automotive industry at Fort Sam Houston. 

Throughout his career, he has served the community in many roles, both on and off duty.  These include: Detention Officer, Patrol Deputy, Field Training Officer, Police Instructor, Investigator, Sergeant, and Lieutenant.  José retired from the BCSO after 26 years of service and currently serves at the Texas Attorney General’s Office-Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.  José continues to serve the BCSO as a volunteer Adjunct Instructor.  


José and his family are active parishioners at St. Jerome Catholic Church.  José serves as Core Team Co-director of the Shields of Christ, a ministry that serves active and retired first responders in the San Antonio, Rio Grande Valley and Houston areas.  José has coordinated Active Shooter Response training for St. Jerome Catholic Church parishioners and made presentations to the children, parents and teachers of St. Jerome Catholic Church Faith Formation (Grades 1-5).

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