TSergeant Sergio Garcia promoted to rank of Lieutenant

The Jackson Police Department announced the promotion of Sergio Garcia to the rank of Police Lieutenant where he will serve as the Support Operations Commander.

Garcia is a lifelong resident of Jackson County and graduated from Lumen Christi High School in 1995.  He began his career with the Department as a Police Cadet in 1997.

Garcia attended the Mid-Michigan Police Academy and began working as Patrol Officer in 1998. He received a promotion to Detective in 2007 where he served until being promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2014. 

Garcia earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Sienna Heights University in 2009 and is a graduate of the 2016 Michigan State University School of Staff and Command.

He currently serves as the Department’s Firearms Program Coordinator and is the Commander of the Jackson County Special Response Team. 

“Sergio has a vast amount of knowledge and experience when it comes to police work but most impressive are the leadership skills he possesses. Sergio is well respected by his peers and subordinates alike. I am confident Sergio will serve the community with the highest level of professionalism and dedication that citizens deserve,” said Director Elmer Hitt.