Corporal Ruiz Awarded Medal of Valor

Gonzales Police Officer Awarded

Chief Jackson presented Corporal Joe Ruiz with the Medal of Valor at the City of Gonzales Council Meeting on May 10, 2021, for his service actions on August 20, 2019.

​Corporal George J. Ruiz heroically distinguished himself by performing in an extraordinary manner, displaying bravery and heroism as a Detective with the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Gonzales Police Department on August 20, 2019.

Chief Jackson believes “Corporal Ruiz demonstrated a degree of selflessness, personal courage, and devotion to duty that clearly distinguished himself from his fellow comrades. And, his bravery is in keeping with the finest traditions of law enforcement heroism and reflects distinct credit upon himself and the Gonzales Police Department.

Congratulations Corp. Ruiz!
Full Commendation can be read here.