New Mental Health/Family Violence Police Investigator for Uvalde PD Promises to Improve Community Support and Well-being

New mental health and family violence investigator appointed at Uvalde Police Department

In a bid to improve police services and support the well-being of the community, the Uvalde Police Department has established a new position focused on mental health and family violence investigations. Det. Corp. Jessica Zamora, with over seven years of law enforcement experience, has been appointed as the new Mental Health/Family Violence Police Investigator for Uvalde PD. Zamora’s role will involve following up with individuals who have experienced mental health crises or family violence to ensure they receive the necessary resources.

Zamora has earned two associate degrees from Southwest Texas Junior College and an Advanced Peace Officer Certification, and has undergone training with various units related to behavioral threats, family violence, and mental health at the Southwest Texas Fusion Center and San Antonio PD. Uvalde Police Chief Homer Delgado expressed his department’s commitment to this initiative, emphasizing the importance of working together with community partners to make a significant difference in the lives of individuals experiencing crises.

As part of the Guardian Initiative, Uvalde PD is actively seeking collaboration with mental health professionals, medical personnel, and clergy members to strengthen its support network. This initiative demonstrates the department’s dedication to enhancing services and addressing critical issues in the community. With Zamora’s expertise in mental health and family violence investigations, Uvalde PD is well positioned to provide effective support to those in need.

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