Rafael was born in Los Angeles, California; he has lived in San Luis for 30 years and was elected to Constable, Precinct 2 in November of 2014. Prior to that, he was employed at the San Luis Detention Center and was also elected and served two consecutive terms as San Luis City Council member.
Rafael and his wife, Azucena, have been together for 17 years and have two daughters, Jocelyn and Melanie. Rafael’s mother, brother and sister reside in the Yuma County.
Having made Yuma County his home, where he as raised his children, Rafael takes particular interest in making sure he gives back to the community. Being a Constable, he finds is a way for the perfect mix of enjoying what he does while accomplishing his goal. His years of training throughout the years have been a perfect compliment to administering the duties of a Yuma County Constable.