San Luis, Arizona – After a thorough selection process, Mayor Nieves Riedel and members of the City Council appointed Nigel Reynoso as Chief of Police after he emerged as the best candidate to fill the vacancy left by his predecessor. Chief Reynoso had been serving as Acting Chief of Police since October 2023.
Since joining the San Luis Police Department in 2005, Chief Reynoso has commanded all department divisions. Before starting his law enforcement career with the San Luis Police Department, Chief Reynoso served in the US Marine Corps for eight years and was honorably discharged as a sergeant.
“After an extensive process, it was determined that Chief Reynoso was the best candidate to take on the role of Chief of the City of San Luis Police Department,” stated Mayor Nieves Riedel. “With his years of service, experience, and education, we are confident Chief Reynoso has the necessary experience to lead our Police Department during this important time.”
“It is both an honor and a blessing to be given the opportunity to continue leading the dedicated women and men of this department,” stated Chief Nigel Reynoso. “I know I have an excellent team behind me ready to work diligently,” he added.