Det. Vic Galarza began his law enforcement career in 2011 and is currently a decorated detective and task force officer in the southwest region of Colorado. Galarza has personal accounts of many Mexican cartels dating back to the Guadalajara Cartel and has investigated members of the Los Zatos, Sinaloa, Golfo, La Familia Michoacana, and Tersera Hermandad cartels. Additionally, he was a Mexican diplomat in the United States bearing an A-1, and later G-1, a diplomatic status that allowed him to train with the Mexican Navy, Army, and Mexican Estado Mayor Presidencial.
In 2018, Galarza founded the Vigilance Project to provide information to law enforcement officers in criminal investigations, local and federal narcotics investigations, arson, and trafficking investigations. Furthermore, Galarza is the proud recipient of two Distinguished Service Awards and a Meritorious Service Award for bravery.