“Loreto Garza was one of the best boxers to come out of Sacramento and a fierce competitor in the ring,” according to his nomination for the Sacramento Sports Hall of Fame.
Officer Garza began his career with the California Youth Authority in 1992 as a Group Supervisor. He transferred to the California Medical Facility (CMF) in 2005 and is currently a Correctional Officer assigned to the Transportation Team.
His attention to detail and sound communication skills have made him a valuable resource to CMF.
“World Champion” is just not a title for Loreto, it’s the way he leads his life. He consistently displays a positive and professional demeanor that makes him a true champion.
Officer Garza said he joined CDCR to provide his services to the public by safeguarding the community. He said his years of boxing experience helped him to prepare mentally each day for work, always alert and focused.
He called it a huge honor to represent CDCR, one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the world.
Officer Garza had a successful boxing career that started at age 18. For three years, he won the Golden Gloves award and made the United States Boxing Team…….Boxing legend traded gloves for badge as CDCR Correctional Officer | Inside CDCR