Jose Quiroz



Jose Quiroz joined the Arlington County Sheriff’s office on September 10, 2001.

Jose graduated from the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy in 2002 and was assigned to the Corrections Division. Jose worked night shift for several years then transitioned to day shift.

In 2005, Jose was assigned to the Judicial Services Division and worked in the court security section.  In 2014, Jose was reassigned to the Records Section. In 2015, Jose was promoted to sergeant. Jose was assigned to all four shifts in the detention facility as a zone supervisor.

In 2018, Jose was assigned to assist as the administrative sergeant to the Assistant Director of Corrections. Later in 2018, Jose was assigned as the training sergeant which was a newly created position in the training section. As the training sergeant Jose was assigned to oversee the Field Training program, supervise newly hired deputy sheriff recruits, and assist with other assignments in the training section.

In 2019, Jose was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and assumed the role of Training Coordinator, overseeing all training related functions for the sheriff’s office.  In 2022, Jose was promoted to captain, and assigned to oversee all sheriff’s office contracts to include the medical and food services contracts. 

Jose was also a member of the Honor Guard Team from 2005-2020, serving as team commander from 2017-2020.

A native of Arlington County, Jose attended Abingdon Elementary School, Kenmore Middle School, and Swanson Middle School. After graduating from Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington in 1997, Jose joined the United States Marine Corps and served for four years with an honorable discharge.

Jose loves serving his community and is passionate about connecting the sheriff’s office with the community. In 2018, Jose created the sheriff’s office annual breast cancer awareness campaign which has donated over fifteen thousand dollars to the Virginia Hospital Center Outpatient Clinic.

Jose also served as director of the Arlington 9/11 Memorial 5K event from 2019-2022. Jose oversaw the planning, budget, and execution of the event and worked closely with all four Arlington public safety agencies and community leaders to put together a successful event. Prior to serving as the director, Jose was a member of the planning committee. Jose still serves as an advisor to the Arlington 9/11 Memorial 5K. The Arlington 9/11 Memorial 5K has raised over eight hundred thousand dollars to date.

Jose is a member of the Virginia Sheriff’s Association, National Sheriff’s Association and American Correctional Association.

Jose lives in Arlington with his wife and two children, and their two dogs. In his time off, Jose enjoys spending time with family and friends and all the diversity that Arlington has to offer.

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