Police Department & Municipal Court

Police Department

The Presidio Police Department is tasked with serving and protecting the citizens of Presidio, Texas.

Seeking a Chief of Police

Job Description

The Chief of Police works under the direct supervision of the City Administrator, and is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the Police Department, Animal Control and Code Enforcement. The Chief of Police oversees a staff of approximately nine (9) employees. 


Seeking a highly motivated and professional TCOLE Certified Peace Officer with at minimal intermediate license, and preferably a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited 4-yearuniversity, who will serve the community and represent our department with honor and integrity.

Applicants should possess exceptional communication skills, integrate well with citizens in a small rural community and openly collaborate with other agencies on the local, state, and federal levels.

Ideal Candidate

A Public Servant who makes thoughtful and data-driven decisions.

A Leader of Heart & Mind who enhances focus on the “Customer Service” of policing.   

An Approachable, Optimistic, and Actively Engaged Ambassador with Availability through an Open-Door Policy for the City of Presidio.  

A Mentor that develops Leadership in others through Opportunity, Education and Community Service.

Compensation & Benefits

The City of Presidio will offer a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

If you are interested please submit a cover letter and a copy of your resume no later than August 31st, 2018 to the City Administrator, Jose Portillo, P.O. Box 1899, Presidio, Texas 79845 or email jportillo@presidiotx.us.  If you have any questions regarding details of the position please feel free to call at (432) 229-3517.

  1. The City of Presidio is an Equal Opportunity Employer  



Chief of Police

Contact information:

501 E. O’Reilly St., Presidio, TX 79845

P.O. Box 1899, Presidio, TX 79845

Phone: (432) 229-3527

Fax: (432) 229-2803



Municipal Court

Presidio Municipal Court Judge

Viviana Catano

Contact information:

501 E. O’Reilly St., Presidio, TX 79845

P.O. Box 1899, Presidio, TX 79845

Phone: (432) 229-3527

E-mail: judge@presidiotx.us

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