Former LSCPA security head named police chief in South Texas town

Published 12:18 am Thursday, December 8, 2022

The former director of security for Lamar State College Port Arthur has a new job.

He is now the police chief in Palmview, Texas.

Chief Jose Trevino was sworn into office Monday in the south Texas town.

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Trevino served from Dec. 1, 2021, to Dec. 2, 2022, at LSCPA, according to information from the college.

According to the city of Palmview website, Trevino will direct the day-to-day operations of the department, which has 24 officers, seven communications officers, three civilian employees and an operating budget of $2.4 million.

Trevino has 22 years of experience in law enforcement, having worked with a number of entities.