Meet Jose Salcido


Jose Salcido has been preparing to be your next Sheriff for his entire life. He has served in the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department for 32 years where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant.  He patrolled our streets, worked in our jails, was a homicide detective, and served as Assistant Division Commander over the Jails Administration Division.  He was a Watch Commander in the Patrol Division and managed the Records Division.  Jose earned the Top Management Award from the California Golden Badge Foundation and was elected valedictorian of the Sheriff’s Office Leadership Development Course.


On the Issues


I am committed to protecting our community. I mean to not only protect us from an ever changing landscape of crime but also protect us from degrading standards within the criminal justice system. Ensuring integrity and human dignity in Sheriff operations is forefront to achieving my goals.

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