Cecilia Flores is a native of Uvalde, Texas and a 1996 graduate of Uvalde CISD. She graduated from the SWTJC Police Academy in 2013, completing the program as Salutatorian. Flores started her law enforcement journey with the Uvalde Police Department in 2012 as a telecommunications operator where she realized law enforcement was the field she wished to pursue. After graduating from the police academy, Flores was employed as a security officer for Uvalde Memorial Hospital before moving to the Uvalde County Clerk’s office specializing in juvenile and criminal court. It was during this time that Flores was commissioned by the Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office. Flores served as a corrections officer for the Uvalde County Justice Center and ended her time with Uvalde County as a Sergeant.
In 2018, Flores was hired by Uvalde CISD as part of the newly formed UCISD Police Department, where she is currently employed. Flores is primarily stationed at Morales Junior High, but works with other district officers at other campuses and events sponsored by the district.
Flores serves on the board as Region 5 Director for the Texas Association of School Resources Officers. She is currently working to obtain her intermediate certification and has attended numerous safety trainings such as Crisis Intervention, Advanced Hostage Rescue, and Youth Mental Health Awareness. Officer Flores works diligently to help ensure UCISD students and staff have a safe learning environment. Flores places a strong emphasis on developing, encouraging, and nurturing relationships with the students and serves in a mentoring role, focused on helping students succeed academically and as positive community members. Officer Flores wears her badge with honor and pride, and says it is truly a privilege to be a part of an amazing team of officers and to work alongside so many awesome people who make up the UCISD family!