Sergeant Juan Alanis

Tough Leadership for Tough Times

Sergeant Juan Alanis is currently a Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Sergeant who supervises 42 deputies. He has served as Patrol Watch Commander, acting police chief, and SWAT Team Member.

He has also worked as a School Resource Officer and worked closely with the Stanislaus County Board of Education to provide direction active shooting scenarios and guidance on how to make schools safer.

Juan began his career in law enforcement on his 21st birthday and has proudly pinned on a badge for the last 27 years. He has received three life-saving awards including one for saving a child whose father was trying to burn down their house with her in it.

Juan has risked his life to protect ours.

He is a tough leader who has what it takes to get California back on track.

Ready to Lead

  • Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Sergeant
  • Acting Patrol Watch Commander
  • SWAT Team Member
  • Acting Police Chief
  • Drug Endangered Children Investigation Training
  • Crimes Against Children Detective
  • Worked in Adult Detention
  • School Resource Officer; provide training and insight into active shooter scenarios and school safety.
  • Sergeant of the Mobile Field Force that consists of search and rescue, mutual aid and riot/crowd control
  • Crisis Intervention Training
  • Multidisciplinary Team Response to Child Sexual Abuse Investigations
  • Created the Adult Detention K9 Program to keep narcotics out of our jails.
  • UAS Pilot
  • California’s Office of Emergency Service Search and Rescue UAS Committee Chair
  • Deputy Sheriff Association Vice President
  • Founded the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Drone Program
  • PORAC (Peace Officers Research Association of California) Valley Chapter Vice President
  • Three Life Saving Awards
  • B.A., Criminal Justice: California State University, Stanislaus

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