Sergeant Mike Gonzales started his career in law enforcement in 1994 when he joined the Scott County Sheriff's Reserve. He was hired as a police officer for the LeClaire Police Department in 1999 and graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in 2000. He worked as a patrolman until 2013 when he was promoted to Sergeant of Patrol. As Sergeant, he is second-in-command to the Chief of Police. He supervises the patrol officers, oversees daily operations of the department and works routine patrol as well.