WACO, Texas (KWTX) Waco police Sgt. Pedro Soto, a nearly 19-year veteran of the Waco Police Department, will be promoted to commander Thursday.
After the promotion, Soto, who now serves as sergeant of the department’s Family Violence Unit, will oversee a patrol platoon on a midnight shift.
Soto joined the department in September 2000.
During his tenure he has served as patrol officer, a field training officer, a SWAT operator, an accident a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement instructor and has reconstructed accidents.
He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration in May2012 from the University of Texas Arlington and a master’s degree in criminal justice in December from Tarleton State University.