Sheriff Martinez has served the County of Brooks since 2009. Martinez plans, organizes, implements, administers and evaluates all Sheriff’s Office operations and programs. Sheriff Martinez studied at Baylor University.
Prior to Brooks
County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Martinez served as a Texas State Trooper from
1979 until his retirement in 2008, retiring at the rank of Sergeant. During
that time, Martinez’ responsibilities spanned from enforcing traffic and
criminal laws, investigation of motor vehicle traffic crashes, and providing a
visible police presence in his area of responsibility. In 1990,
Sheriff Martinez’ most current focus and attention has been drawn to the abundant migration from persons from all over the world across the border of Mexico which has caught the attention of State, Federal, and International Agencies as the United States moves toward an immigration policy and strategy.