Born and raised in Denver, Commander Sanchez is a graduate of Metropolitan State College and University of Colorado Denver, and a Lincoln High Lancer alum.
He has been with the Denver Police Department for 26 years, where he had the pleasure of being a Neighborhood Police Officer in the Westwood and Barnum neighborhoods where he grew up. During this time, he served as the Southwest Improvement Council and Cinco De Mayo cruising officer liaison, created the first neighborhood graffiti patrol nights, and participated in Barnum Breakfast with Santa, Children’s Hospital Courage Classic, and Special Olympics Torch run member.
As a father of three boys and passionate about helping Denver’s youth succeed, Commander Sanchez started an annual scholarship with fellow officers while he was working at high school sports games for student athletes and was honored as DPS Officer of the Year. He has also served as a Law Enforcement Advocate through Denver Juvenile Probation and Denver Public Schools.
After numerous assignments throughout the department, Commander Sanchez is looking forward to being part of the District 6 community.
Community Resource Officers provide community assistance on issues such as neighbor disputes, public nuisances, zoning issues, fraud and crime prevention and other neighborhood concerns. Community Resource Officers attend regular meetings with neighborhood organizations to provide training on issues pertaining, but not limited to: the Neighborhood Watch program, commercial and home security, gang awareness, crime prevention, and more.
Officer Terri Gesner
Precinct 621 Neighborhood Watch Group:
Contact: Renee Donahue
Denver Police District 6
1566 Washington Street
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (720) 913-2800
Fax: (720) 913-2806
Dial 911 for Emergencies