Los Altos Hills Deputies
Donald K. Morrissey #1689
Date of Hire 03-22-99
Los Altos Hills
I was born and raised in San Jose and
attended Willow Glen High School. I met my wife while during
High School. We were married in August of 1994. We have two children
and reside in the Cambrian area of San Jose.
Before being assigned to the West Valley Patrol
Division, I was assigned to work in the Court Services Division doing
duty as a courtroom bailiff and movement officer.
I am currently assigned to the midnight shift in
Los Altos Hills working Sunday through Wednesday.
Deputy Jeff McCoy #1579
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office
Los Altos Hills-Swing Shift
Deputy McCoy is a 15-year veteran
of the Sheriff’s Office. After serving in the military, he became interested in law enforcement as a career. He was hired as a deputy sheriff cadet in November 1985. He completed the basic police academy in March of 1986 and was appointed as a regular Deputy Sheriff.
Deputy McCoy is currently assigned to the West Valley Patrol Division. He is
dedicated to Los Altos Hills, working swing shift.
His past assignments are: Jail Operations, Transportation, Court Services,
Headquarters Patrol, West Valley Patrol and Parks Patrol. He is also a 10-year member of the
sheriff’s Crowd Control Unit.
He is married and has two children. Both are Honor Roll students at their
respective schools. He and his wife are actively involved with their children’s education and
often volunteer as chaperones for
Deputy McCoy’s hobbies and interests include computers, military history,
history of Santa Clara Valley and California, coin collecting and he is an avid reader.
Having maintained his ties to the military, Deputy McCoy is a 20 year veteran
of the United Stated Naval Reserve, currently assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group One, where
he serves as a Chief Petty Officer, specializing in information systems, technology and
Rubin Medina #1650
Los Altos Hills
I am 33 years
old, married 4 years with two daughters ages 3 and 1 1/2yr. I am the oldest of 5 children.
I grew up in the Salinas valley in Monterey county. I graduated from North Monterey County High
School in 1985. I attended and graduated from San Jose State in 1991 with a BS in Criminal
Justice. While in college, I participated with the Judo team and a college fraternity.
I have been employed with the Sheriff’s Office for 3 years. I’ve worked
the Los Altos Hills beat for 2 years and I am starting my third year. I was a San Jose Police
Reserve Officer for two years before working full time with the Sheriff’s Office.
My current hobbies are limited due to my schedule and daughters. I currently
work the midnight shift. I spend most of my free time with my daughters. When I do have some
spare time, I ride my motorcycle or visit my parents in Castroville.
Louis Valdez #1507
Los Altos Hills
I am 52 years
old and married with three grown children, two daughters and a son. We have six grandchildren,
four boys and two girls. My wife and I met while in high school and have been married for thirty
I was born in Trinidad, Colorado and moved to San Francisco in 1957.
I attended both grammar school and high school there. I went to junior high school at Peter
Burnett School in San Jose for two years during this time. I graduated from Mission High School
in 1967. While at Mission High, I was a member of the JROTC Program. I graduated a Cadet Major
and held the position of Battalion Executive Officer. Prior to graduation I attended the
U.S. marine Corp. Devil Pup Training Program. I was selected as the top graduate from, our
platoon and finished second in the graduating class. After High School I joined the U.S. Army.
I got married after completing basic training. I was a Paratrooper while on active duty and was
sent to Vietnam. While in Vietnam, I was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. After returning from
Vietnam, I was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Unit in North Carolina.
After leaving active military duty, I went to work for the San Francisco
Giants Security Office. I spent only one season with them until I was hired by Pacific Telephone
as a motorized messenger. I also enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves. While I was in the reserve
program, I was promoted to First Sergeant. I held the rank for thirteen years. I was assigned
to the 490th Signal Company. While at the Telephone Company I worked as a messenger,
computer operator and customer service representative. I was with the company four years when I
was promoted to Business Office Instructor and then to a Business Office Supervisor. I retired
from Pacific Bell in 1983. I went to work for Triad Electronics for one year. At that time I
decided to join the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. I have been with the department for
seventeen years. I worked in the jails for ten years, one year in Court Services and the past
six years at the West Valley Patrol Division. Five of these six years, assigned to work in
Los Altos Hills on day shift working Friday, Saturday and Sunday there. After joining the
Sheriff’s Office, I also returned to San Jose City Collage to further my education.
My hobbies are baseball, football,hockey, basketball and golf, which I enjoy
playing. While my children were young, both my wife and I coached their
baseball and softball teams for over thirteen years. We enjoy traveling having taken several
cruises to the Bahamas, Hawaii and Mexico. The thing I enjoy the most though, is spending time
with my children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews at Disneyland.