Jose Salcido

Council Assistant


Jose Salcido is a San José native and longtime Willow Glen resident of over 30 years. He graduated high school from St. Joseph’s Seminary in Mountain View, eventually following his older brother in the public safety field. He has served as a Santa Clara County deputy sheriff since 1977 and as a Lieutenant since 2002. He has also held positions as Assistant Division Commander over the Jails Administration Division, Watch Commander overseeing the Patrols Division and as a past President of the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of Santa Clara County, in addition to managing the Records Division. 

​Jose Salcido came to District 10 from the Mayor’s Office after serving 5 ½ years as a senior policy advisor for Mayor Chuck Reed in the areas of public safety and neighborhood outreach.

In addition to his professional record, Salcido participates in many community organizations. He has held positions in the Hispanic Political Action Committee – Silicon Valley, the Bellarmine College Prep Dad’s Club, Central Coast Chapter of PORAC (Peace Officers Research Association of California) and Sacred Heart Community Services Agency. At present, he serves as treasurer on the board of directors for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Santa Clara Valley.

Salcido received his BS in Business Management and his Masters in Public Administration from San José State University.  He lives in Willow Glen with his wife, Mary and has two sons, Declan and Conor.  Jose enjoys golf during his free time and has a love of helping high risk youth get back on track.

Assignments: Public Safety, Neighborhood Outreach, Homeless Issues, Gang and Crime Prevention.