Rudy R. RodriguezEducation Committee Chair
Rudy Rodriguez began serving our country at the age of 18 when he joined the U.S. Army. He is a Vietnam Veteran & received an Honorable Discharge after serving in the U.S. Army for 51/2 years as a Counterintelligence Agent. He has been in law enforcement for over 35 years (including 3 years as civilian contractor), which includes being a Deputy Constable, Precinct One in San Antonio, Texas. On November 7, 1977, Rudy was hired by the U.S. Border Patrol & started his career as a federal officer in Yuma, Arizona as a Border Patrol Agent. He retired from the Department of Homeland Security as a Colonel in 2009. Rudy has extensive experience in management & supervision relating to Border Patrol Operations, Tactical Operations, Investigations, Intelligence, Executive Protection, Detention/Removal & training. He has a degree in Criminal Justice and currently teaches Human Trafficking, Surveillance/Counter Surveillance, Stress Management, Court room Demeanor & Spanish to Cadets, military, & in-service officers.