JOSE MENCHACA, ASSISTANT WARDEN

JOSE, was born in East Chicago, IN. He is a 1995 graduate of Lake Central High School.  He attended Purdue University Calumet, majoring in Criminal Justice. Assistant Warden Jose Menchaca began his career with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department in 2004. 

In 2012, Menchaca achieved the rank of Sergeant and was appointed Commander of the Lake County Jail Special Operations Response Team (S.O.R.T.).

Assistant Warden Menchaca has served as a Line Officer, Sergeant of the Jail Classification Division, and as the Deputy Warden of Operations until he was recently appointed as the Assistant Warden of the Lake County Jail.

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