Dickinson Police Department - Texas
To continue to build stronger relationships with the community we serve, the Dickinson Police Department has decided to highlight an Officer every quarter.
In doing so, we hope to show every Officer is approachable and ready to assist when called upon.
Officer Yesenia Gonzalez has been selected as the first Officer featured.
Officer Y. Gonzalez is from Dickinson, Texas.
She decided to attend the Police Academy in 2017.
After graduation, she applied at the Dickinson Police Department because she wanted to help the community she grew up in. After being sworn in,she hit the ground running and never looked back.
Officer Y. Gonzalez has been with the Department for over 3 years now and is a valued member of the Patrol Division.
When Officer Y. Gonzalez is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Q & A with Officer Y. Gonzalez
What do you like most about working in the city?
I like giving back to my hometown.
I enjoy helping others; I try to make a difference and positive impact.
Is being a Police Officer challenging and rewarding?
Every day is different and we face different situations that can be challenging. Knowing that I give it my all when I help someone is rewarding.
I also recently got the opportunity to become a Field Training Officer.
How do you feel you have grown as a person since working at Dickinson Police Department?
I feel like I have become more confident.
What are your goals at Dickinson Police Department?
I would like to continue to grow within the department and take on a new position if the opportunity arises.
Next time you happen to see Officer Y. Gonzalez around town, be sure to give her a warm smile and a friendly hello.