Officer Matthew Bernal joined the San Antonio Police Department in 2011. He worked as a patrol officer on the cities west side. He has received commendations for apprehensions and has completed multiple law enforcement training courses. Throughout Matthew’s career he has had the opportunity to work with various specialized units such as ROP (Repeat Offender’s Program), Vice and Narcotics.
“My goal as a recruiter is to turn the dream of being a San Antonio Police Officer into a reality.” Outside of work Matthew is a drummer in a rock band and plays at different venues in San Antonio. He also enjoys kayaking, fishing, spending time with his family and plays in various sporting events sponsored by the SAPD.