Jerry was the first
president of the Alamo Area Crime Prevention Association, elected at
the founding of the association in 1984. He was a visionary of
crime prevention, being a founding member and second elected
president of the Texas Crime Prevention Association, serving between
1976 – 1977.
Jerry had many roles
during his distinguished career, serving as chief of police in Leon
Valley, Live Oak and Hondo. Prior to taking the position of chief
of police in Hondo, Jerry served as the first regional crime
prevention specialist for the Alamo Area Council of Governments.
Jerry later returned to AACOG as the Criminal Justice Programs
Manager, having oversight of grants for equipment and personnel for
police agencies in the region. Jerry died December 30, 1997 from an
illness. His survivors included wife Vickie and daughter Shannon.