Patrol Operations provide the majority of police interaction with the public. This division is comprised of the men and women who daily serve the public by patrolling the City of San Luis streets and responding to calls for service.The San Luis Police Department Patrol Division is made of four patrol squads. Each patrol squad has a sergeant assigned to them along with several patrol officers. The patrol division is the backbone of the police department which is responsible for patrolling 33 square miles of city limits. Officers also patrol the outskirts of the city and assist other police departments on a daily basis. The duties of the patrol division is to ensure public safety and to respond to calls for service.
Lieutenant Nigel Reynoso was born in San Luis, Mexico and has been a resident of San Luis, Arizona since 1988. He has served the community as a Police Officer for the City of San Luis Police Department since 2005.
Lieutenant Reynoso currently serves as the Support Services Lieutenant overseeing the following: Criminal Investigation Division, School Resource Officers/School Operations Division, Training Unit and the department’s evidence room. Lt. Reynoso formerly supervised the following: Patrol Division, Canine Unit, Traffic Enforcement Unit, and Animal Control Service Unit.
Lieutenant Reynoso is a graduate of the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) Class 441 and graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. He is also a graduate of the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (AZPOST) Arizona Leadership Program (ALP) Class 21 and has completed the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association’s leadership schools, and became a recipient of the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy Award.
Lieutenant Reynoso serves as a member of the Yuma County Drugs & Delinquency Coalition. He served in the United States Marine Corps for 8 years and was honorably discharged as a sergeant.
Sergeant Sauceda is a 17-year veteran of the police department. Sergeant Sauceda’s previous assignments have included being assigned as a Detective. Sergeant Sauceda is a Field Training Coordinators, General Instructor, the Reserve Officer Program Coordinator, Citizens Academy Coordinator and is the main contact person for the Civilian Ride along Program. Sergeant Sauceda is a graduate of the Arizona Western Collage Law Enforcement Training Academy (LETA).
Sergeant Botello is a 9 year veteran of the San Luis Police Department. Sergeant Botello’s previous assignments include Explorer Program Coordinator, Bike Patrol, Traffic Enforcement Unit, Detective assigned to the Arizona State Gang Unit, Field Training Officer and Police Corporal. Sergeant Botello is currently a Physical Fitness Instructor and the lead Tactical Driving Instructor and High Risk Stops Instructor. Sergeant Botello graduated from the Northern Arizona University and holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. Sergeant Botello graduated the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy in South Mountain, Phoenix.
Corporal Guevara is a 5 year veteran of the police department. Corporal Guevara’s previous assignments have included being assigned as a Bike Patrol Officer and also a member of the Special Enforcement Unit (SEU). Corporal Guevara is a Field Training Officer, General Instructor, Certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Tactical EMT, the Volunteer Program Coordinator, Reserve Program Liaison, and a Citizens Academy Liaison. Corporal Guevara is a graduate of the Arizona Western Collage Law Enforcement Training Academy (LETA).
Corporal Miller is a 12-year veteran of the police department. Corporal Miller previous assignments have included being assigned to Patrol Division and Canine Unit. Corporal Miller is a General Instructor, Physical Fitness Instructor, and ICS Instructor. Corporal Miller is a graduate of the United States Border Patrol Canine Academy in El Paso, Texas (CCEP), the Arizona Department of Corrections Service Dog Academy, and Glendale Community College Law Enforcement Training Academy (LETA).