Ripon Detective Honored By Chamber


Ripon Detective Honored By Chamber

Ripon, CA – Detective Alex Burgos was recently honored by the Ripon Chamber of Commerce as the “Ripon Police Officer Of The Year”. Officer Alex Burgos was hired by the Ripon Police Department on June 4th 2001 during which time he has performed various duties including: bike patrol, quad patrol, Field Training Officer (FTO), S.W.A.T., and Firearms Instructor. Alex coordinates business and neighborhood outreach programs, and provides presentations to various groups and businesses on crime prevention topics. In late 2013, Officer Burgos was assigned to the Investigations Unit as a Detective. Officer Burgos has lived within the community of Ripon since 2003.
When asked about this honor, Detective Burgos said, “It’s great to be recognized by the people you work with and to be honored by the community for going out and doing what you love to do.” “I hope to continue to serve the Ripon community for years to come.”
Lieutenant Steve Merchant, Detective Burgos’ immediate supervisor said, “I have worked closely with Alex from the first day he started as a rookie patrol officer 14 years ago, up to the present day. Alex has become a veteran police officer and an outstanding investigator. Alex is really committed to serving his community. The empathy he shows when dealing with emotionally shattered victims is incredible.”
P.I.O. – Lieutenant Steve Merchant
Ripon Police Department
259 N. Wilma Ave.
Ripon, CA 95336
209-599-2102 Business
209-599-4034 FAX

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