Southern Ute tribal member Sergio Cloud just received his certificate from the Indian Police Academy. Sergio successfully completed the Basic Telecommunications Program. Sergio had to do the classes online due to the pandemic. He has been with SUPD for approximately five years. He was first a Community Resource Officer; and now a dispatcher for the past two years. Cloud began as a Dispatcher Trainee with SUPD and recently celebrated his 22nd birthday!
Newly hired SUPD officer Deirryck Begaye (Navajo) has 14 years of experience in the field of law enforcement; coming from Ramah Navajo Tribal Police Department. “Looking forward to working with the police department and The Southern Ute Indian Tribal community; to make the community a safer and better community,” Begaye said.
RC Lucero, member of the Southern Ute/Ute Mtn. Ute Tribe, is SUPD’s newly hired Tribal Campus Security Officer. Lucero was born and raised in Ignacio. His hobbies include: camping, fishing, playing softball and spending as much time as possible with his family.