SGT Alex Bermudez
Patrol Division Supervisor
1961 - 2003
SGT Bermudez began his career in Law Enforcement with the Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office as a
Communications Officer. He later attended the Arizona Law Enforcement Training Center (ALETA) and
after completing a rigorous 11 week training period, returned to the Santa Cruz County Patrol Division as a Deputy Sheriff.
In 1990, Deputy Bermudez joined the Nogales Police Department and began his career as a Nogales Police Officer.
He was assigned to the Patrol Division as a Police Officer, a Canine Officer assigned to the Patrol Division, a Detective assigned to the
Criminal Investigations Division, a Narcotics Agent assigned to the Santa Cruz County Metro Task Force, and a Nogales Police
Explorer Supervisor. In 2001, he was promoted to the position of Sergeant. As a Sergeant, he continued his success in Law
Enforcement. He was assigned to the Charlie Squad as a Patrol Supervisor, he was in charge of the Canine Division, and the
Supervisor for the Nogales Police Advisor Program.
In 2003, Sergeant Bermudez tragically lost his life in a motorcycle traffic accident. Sergeant
Bermudez will always be remembered as an officer that devoted his life to his family and Law Enforcement.