Behind The Badge, Who We Are: Officer Barajas

Officer Victor Barajas started his law enforcement career early as a Police Cadet with the Dixon Police Department. Prior to his job in law enforcement, Officer Barajas worked in the Winters area in agriculture and cultivation with local farmers and worked as a Security Officer at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Officer Barajas comes from a family of immigrants. His father has worked for the local farmers for over 30 years. Working in agriculture really showed Officer Barajas what it means to work hard.

Officer Barajas graduated from the Napa Valley College Police Academy and joined the Winters Police Department in 2017. Officer Barajas is currently one of the only EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course) instructors for Yolo County. Officer Barajas attended numerous trainings to keep up to date with changes with California Legislation.

Officer Barajas enjoys spending quality time with his wife and son. Officer Barajas and his family enjoy traveling and taking family vacations to places like Disneyland. Officer Barajas wanted to be a police officer to help better people’s lives and make his community a safer place for its members.

Officer Barajas
Officer Barajas at the Winters Ag Site for Trunk or Treat