Captain Joseph Irizarry

Patrol Division, District 1

Captain Irizarry began his law enforcement career in 1998, working in the Detention Center, at the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office, in Virginia. In 1999 he joined the Prince William County Police as a Patrol Officer until he moved to Florida in 2001 and joined the Pasco Sheriff’s Office. Since then he has held various assignments at Sheriff’s Office such as Patrol Deputy, K-9 Deputy, and Vice and Narcotics Detective.  

In 2009 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served as a Patrol, Environmental Crimes, and K-9 supervisor. In 2015 he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to oversee the Special Operations Bureau until 2017when he was assigned as the Operational Support Lieutenant for District 3 until his promotion to Captain. 

Captain Irizarry also served on the Pasco Unified SWAT Team as an Operator, Team Leader, and SWAT Commander. Captain Irizarry’s is married to Sergeant Kristina Irizarry who is assigned to District 2 Patrol Operations. They have 3.5 kids, 2 sons, a daughter, and a 3 year old German Shepard. They enjoy outdoor activities and spending time together as a family.