Cuauhtemoc Espinoza

Adjunct Faculty
 Phone: 623.333.7235


Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety Administration
Grand Canyon University
Masters in Business Administration
University of Phoenix

Memo is currently the Chief for the Avondale Police Department. Memo grew up in Avondale and attended Agua Fria High School.  Memo is a former U.S. Marine and has been with the Avondale Police Department since July of 1997.  During Memo’s police officer career he has worked as a detective, corporal, sergeant, and lieutenant with experience in criminal investigations, hiring, recruitment and training and SRD Sergeant. Memo also served 6 years as a member of the Tactical Operations Unit (SWAT) as an operator and also is trained as a negotiator for the team.  Memo has also served as the Avondale Police Department’s Public Information Officer and was assigned as the Lieutenant for the Criminal Investigations Bureau. He is also a graduate of the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. Memo also graduated from the FBI National Academy in September of 2018.  

College Service 
2009 to Present, Facilitator, Administration of Justice Studies

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