Police Department

Police Chief Henry Benitez


Henry Benitez is the new Chief of Police for the City of Lorenzo. Promoted on March 21, 2011, Henry Benitez has been employed by the Lorenzo Police Department since September1, 2009. Prior to working with the City, Henry worked in the Diesel engine parts industry for 10 years.


Henry was raised in Lorenzo and is a 1999 graduate of Lorenzo High School. He attended and graduated from the South Plains Association of Government Law Enforcement Academy in August of 2009.


Henry and his wife Anna are parents of 2 children and are members of San Lorenzo Catholic Church. He likes hunting and spending time with his family.


“I hope to make Lorenzo a safer community in which the people will have greater confidence in the police force that they entrust with the security of their property and safety”