Pete Gamboa is seeking the position of Brazoria County Pct. 4 Constable. He has 29 years in law enforcement serving Brazoria County.
Gamboa has held his current position as an Investigator for the Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office assigned to Grand Jury and civil investigations for 16 years. He also assists all agencies in Brazoria County with criminal investigations.
Previously, Gamboa worked at the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office in the jail, as a patrol officer and in the Narcotics Unit, with assignments to the FBI and DEA Task Force. His other law enforcement positions include Patrol Officer for Clute Police Department and Patrol Officer for Richwood Police Department.
Gamboa holds a Master Peace Officer, Drug Unit Commander’s Academy and Professional Criminal Investigator Certificates. He is a member of the Brazoria County Peace Officers Association, the Homicide Investigators of Texas, the Texas District and County Attorney’s Association, the Brazoria, West Columbia, Sweeny and Alvin/Manvel Chambers of Commerce. He is also active with the Brazoria Lions Club, the Brazoria County Fair Association, the Brazoria County Cattlemen’s Association and the Blue Knights Texas VI.
Gamboa and his wife Rita recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary and have been lifetime residents of Brazoria County Pct 4. Rita has been an employee of the Dow Chemical Company for 30 years and they have two daughters. Brittaney is a graduate of Texas State University and is currently working in Pearland and Taylor is a sophomore at Texas State University. They are all graduates of Columbia High School.
The Gamboa’s have always been involved in the community by coaching softball, sitting on the Brazoria Softball board for several years, coaching soccer and are past members of the CBISD Athletic Booster Club. Gamboa donates his time regularly to Project Graduation and other school functions. He volunteers as a guest speaker for career days and is always cooking and helping out for many fundraisers over the years to help support the community and individuals in need.
Come out and meet Gamboa at his Fall Campaign Fundraiser on Sept. 26 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at 2320 Hatfield Road in Pearland. Dinner and silent auction start at 5:00 p.m. and the live auction will begin at 6:00 p.m.