After approximately five years as an officer with the Alice Police Department, Officer Juan Jose Martinez was promoted from a Corporal to Sergeant.

On Thursday, July 27, Martinez accepted his promotion in front of the Alice Mayor and City Council along side Police Chief Rex Ramon and fellow officers.

Martinez started his career in Roma, TX. He was a police dispatcher and reserve officer for a little over three years before he was hired to patrol the streets of Alice as an officer.

For the last few years he's been helping people solve their problems and making a positive impact on people's lives.