Sheriff Gonzales and his command staff share a vision of the Sheriff’s Department as a model law enforcement agency. His experience and proven track record are essential to maintaining public trust, strengthening community relations, and providing fair and impartial service to the community. He recognizes the importance of implementing law enforcement’s best practices, utilizing modern technology, and providing his personnel with professional development opportunities. Sheriff Gonzales’s service and involvement in the community has earned him respect throughout the law enforcement community and Bernalillo County. His principles of accountability, collaboration, and fair and impartial service have made the Sheriff’s Office the most progressive, proactive, and revered agencies in the region.


Both life-long residents of Albuquerque, the Sheriff and his wife, Elaine, are raising their three teenage children in the same community where they were raised.



Paid for by the committee to re-elect Manuel Gonzales III for Bernalillo County Sheriff, Treasurer Dolores Gonzales-Limon.