Award Winner – 2021
Exceptional Service Award
Mr. Flores served 18 years at the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. Leaving Santa Clara Sheriff’s office as a sergeant, he was appointed as Chief of Santa Clara County Department of Corrections where he served for 7 years.
During his career, Ed served as a Field Training Officer, Jail Training Officer, and Academy Training Officer. He taught in the Basic Police Academy for the regional police academy exemplifying a selfless dedication to the profession.
Shortly after retiring from the County of Santa Clara, Ed became involved in the POST Management Course as the On-Site Coordinator for the past 8 years. Ed now has responsibility for oversight and direction of all POST Management Courses in Northern California. Through his efforts, Ed has made a significant contribution to the furtherance of POST’s mission and goals.
Mr. Flores was presented this prestigious award in a ceremony at POST headquarters on May 26, 2022.