A distinguished member of the airborne law enforcement community for over 38 years, former LAPD Sergeant-Senior Supervisor Jorge Gonzalez now serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Helinet. Jorge's responsibilities include overseeing the organization's operational activities and spearheading new growth opportunities for the company's Helinet Technologies division, which supports law enforcement, public safety, and government agencies with customized aviation technology solutions.
Beginning his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1983, Gonzalez dedicated his life to protecting and serving those in the community, earning 320 commendations and Two Life Saving Medals for bravery - the second highest medal awarded within the LAPD.
Jorge brings many unique skills to Helinet, having served in field operations, patrol, special problems units, federal gang enforcement units, aviation management, safety, leadership, and investigations. Gonzalez was a winged Los Angeles Police Department Tactical Flight Officer and Command Pilot. He holds a commercial helicopter rating and has logged over 7,000 flight hours.