, Patrick Turley has demonstrated leadership as he works within the community to assist and protect victims of crime. El Paso
As the regional director for the Department of Family and Protective Services - Adult Protective Services (APS), Mr. Turley regularly attends the same training required by his caseworkers.
He came to the agency in 2005 at a time of statewide reform following several high-profile cases involving abuse of the elderly and disabled. With help from the
legislature, Mr. Turley has drastically changed the face of APS. Texas
Recognizing that elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation are deep-rooted societal problems that must be addressed, Mr. Turley helped form the non-profit Silver Start Board to assist in raising additional funds and donations to be used for victims of abuse.
Mr. Turley also serves as the board president for STARS (Sexual Trauma and Assault Services -
’s El Paso ) and the Crime Victims’ Rights Council, and is on the board of the Rape Crisis Center for the Children of El Paso, where he works with Child Protective Services and Child Care Licensing. Advocacy Center
Mr. Turley graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science/economics in 1981. He went on to attend the Leadership Command College, Law Enforcement Management Institute of
at Texas in 1996. In 2001, he was honored by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education as a master peace officer and instructor. Sam Houston State University