Judge Guerrero was born in Yuma, Arizona and raised in Somerton, Arizona, where he attended O.L. Carlisle Elementary School and Kofa High School. He is a graduate of Arizona Western College and the University of Arizona. He also attended Empire College School of Law. Judge Guerrero served ten years as a Navy Hospital Corpsman with the 1st Marine Division out of Camp Pendleton, California and the Marine Corp Base, in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, after having graduated from the Naval School of Medicine and the Field Medical School in addition to being a war veteran.
After his military service, Judge Guerrero returned to Yuma and joined the Yuma County Sheriff’s Department where he served the community as a Patrol Deputy and Detective. He has also served as a Patrol Commander for the Cocopah Tribal Police Department. Judge Guerrero has further served as a criminal investigator for the State of Arizona State Department of Juvenile Corrections Internal Affairs and the Executive Director with the Tribal Gaming Commission. Judge Guerrero has been a Law Enforcement Instructor for the AWC Police Academy and is a State Certified Private Investigator.
In addition to his extensive background in law enforcement at State and Federal levels, Judge Guerrero was nominated in 2007 as ‘One of the Ten Most Influential Hispanics of Yuma County’. Then, in 2008, he was recognized as ‘One of the Ten Most Influential Hispanics of Yuma County’ and was nominated for the ‘Heart of Yuma for Outstanding Leadership’ award.
Judge Guerrero was elected on November 4, 2014, as Justice of the Peace, Precinct #2, and took office on January 1, 2015.