In 1985 Judge Raleeh began his police career for the City of McKinney where he served as a criminal investigator assigned to crimes against persons. While employed with them he acquired several awards and was twice named the City Employee of the Month. In 1991 he began to work for the Collin County Sheriff’s Office as a criminal investigator and received special recognition from Sheriff Box for his endeavors. When the preceding Judge retired, Judge Raleeh ran for office and took the position as the Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace in January 1999.
Judge Raleeh prides himself on his constant devotion to making the court available to the public and continuously providing optimal customer service. During his tenure, he has developed a Night Court as well as a community service hours program which provides food for the needy. He refuses to use voicemail in his office so the customer will always reach a real person rather than an automated system to assist them during business hours. Judge Raleeh is always looking for new and innovative ways to help the Courts and the community.
Program which allows people to buy out their community service hours by providing food to the Food Pantry or homeless shelter.
Created a Night Court at no additional cost to the taxpayers.
McKinney Chamber of Commerce
McKinney Council for Chemical Awareness
McKinney Lions Club
Appointed by Commissioners Court as the Administrative Judge for all Collin County Justice Courts
Previous President of the Justice Court Judges Association of Texas
Profiled by Inside Collin County Business as a member of the 21-21 Club
Judge Raleeh is married to Melanie who is a McKinney ISD Elementary School Principal. He has three children and is a member of McKinney First United Methodist Church.
Southwest Texas State University (currently Texas State University)