Carlos Carrillo is a proud son of Mexican immigrants, born in El Paso, Texas. He is a 1985 graduate of Ysleta High School. His parents who have been married 54 years are Jesus and Jesusita Carrillo. His father is a Vietnam Veteran, and a Retired US Border Patrol agent.

Carlos is married to his best friend and biggest supporter, Jennifer Carrillo. Carlos has been blessed with 5 Children:

Son, Charlie, graduated from San Elizario High School and is proudly serving the El Paso community as a police officer since 2017. He will be graduating from UTEP this year with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice.

Son, Dante, also graduated from San Elizario High School and will be graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in May 2019 as a Mechanical Engineer and will start his career as an Army aviator.

Daughter, Gabrielle graduated from Canutillo High School and is a student at UTEP, with plans to graduate with her Bachelor’s in Nursing.

Son, Gabriel, also graduated from Canutillo High School and is a freshman student at Fordham University’s Gabelli Business School in New York City, with plans to graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Finance and Business Economics.

Daughter, Dannielle is a sophomore student at Canutillo High School. She is a student athlete playing volleyball and competing on the Varsity track team.


- 1985 Graduate of Ysleta High School
- Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix.
- Currently working on Master’s Degree from the University of San Diego

El Paso Police Department - Retired

  • Detective
  • Impact Team
  • Swat Team
  • Tactical Unit
  • DSRT Unit ( Gang Unit)
    • Awarded unit of the year in Texas
    • 2 Meritorious Awards
  • Bomb Squad
  • Dignitary Protection Team
  • Public Affairs officer
  • Crime Stoppers Coordinator

Worked alongside the FBI, ATF and Secret Service investigating organized crime, narcotics, homicides, weapons, and credit card skimming.

Afghanistan - Police Advisor

  • Mentor and Advisor to the Afghanistan National Police
  • Training to police forces
  • Mentorship to command staff

Camp Leatherneck in Helmand Province
Kandahar Regional Training Center in Kandahar
Central Regional Command in Kabul
Camp Nathan Smith

Mexico - International Narcotics Law Enforcement U.S. State Department

  • Establish the law enforcement training programs in Mexico
  • Implemented police training academies
  • Intelligence Centers
  • Prison Certification (American Correctional Association)
  • Merida Initiative

Mexico City
Cd. Juarez

Chief of Police - Local School District

  • Created School District's first Police Department
  • Learned to manage every aspect of a law enforcement agency
  • Public Safety
  • First Narcotics and Firearms canine in an El Paso District School
  • Emergency App to communicate with District
  • First Offender Program
  • Texas 2-1-1 Communication
  • School Shooting drills
  • El Paso Police and El Paso County Sheriff Deputies working together to patrol district
Community before Politics

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Carlos Carrilo
Democrat for Sheriff

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