Jim started his law enforcement career in 1991 with a different law enforcement agency in Los Angeles County. In 1996, he joined the San Gabriel Police Department, where he has been assigned to the patrol division ever since. A short time after joining the San Gabriel Police Department, he became a Field Training Officer, where he trains new recruits on how to be police officers. He is also an Advisor with the San Gabriel Police Explorers, where he teaches and mentors young people in learning valuable life lessons and how to become productive adults. As a past member of the POA'S negotiations teams, he has assisted in the negotiations of new salary and benefit contracts for the rank and file members of the police department. Jim has served in several different capacities as a member of the San Gabriel Police Officers' Association. He has served as a Sergeant at Arms, Vice President, and currently as President. It is his mission to protect the rights of each member of the SGPOA, and to work closely with our city leaders and members of the community to make sure that public safety remains a top priority San Gabriel.
Gilbert Lee is currently the Vice President of the San Gabriel Police Officers' Association. He was elected into his position in 2013. Officer Lee has been with the San Gabriel Police Department since 2007. Prior to that, he also served as Reserve Police Officer with the City of San Gabriel. Along with his involvement in the Association he is also one of the Use of Force Instructors for the Department. He is dedicated in serving his association and community through his work within the department.
Vince Salazar joined the San Gabriel Police Department in 1999 as a Police Officer and has been assigned the collateral duties and responsibilities as one of the Department's Use of Force Instructor as well as a Field Training Officer. In addition, over the last several years he has had the opportunity to serve on the POA's Board of Directors as Sergeant-At-Arms as well as the Events Coordinator, which includes planning the POA's Annual Charity Golf Tournament and all Special Events.
Officer Michael Munoz has been a police officer with the San Gabriel Police Department for 8 years and began his career in 2007. He is a veteran of United States Marine Corps, where he proudly served 4 years active duty. Officer Munoz was elected as the San Gabriel Police Officers’ Association Secretary in 2015 and is also a member of the Police Officers’ Association Negotiations Team. Officer Munoz is currently assigned to the Patrol Division where he shares his collateral duties as the Department's Range Staff.
Nhat Huynh is currently the treasurer for the San Gabriel Police Officer Association and has been with the San Gabriel Police Department since 2005. Officer Huynh was assigned to the patrol division during his first seven years with the department where he became a field training officer. He is currently assigned to the detective bureau where he investigates burglaries, fraud, and other related crimes.