|Lieutenant Richard Lawhead - Northeast District Commander |
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Lieutenant Lawhead started his career with the City of San Bernardino in 1992, after spending 5 years with another agency in southern California. Lt. Lawhead was born and raised in northern California, and prior to becoming a police officer, Lt. Lawhead served 6 years in the United States Marine Corps. Since his appointment as police officer in 1992, Lt. Lawhead has worked a variety of assignments to include problem oriented police officer assigned to the downtown area, bicycle mounted enforcement officer, traffic investigator/motor officer, cargo theft investigator, and a field training officer. Lt. Lawhead was promoted to detective in 2004, and assigned to traffic as the lead traffic investigator. In 2006 he was promoted to sergeant and reassigned to the patrol division as a field supervisor, and In 2009 Lt. Lawhead was reassigned to traffic as the traffic supervisor.
Lt. Lawhead has been an active member of the community not only as a police officer, but as a board member of "Young Visionaries", a gang intervention group that targets at risk youths in our community. Lt. Lawhead is also the chairman of the board for the "Public Safety Academy", a school geared towards educating kids interested in pursuing a career in public safety.
Lt. Lawhead's current assignment is the Northeast Area Commander/ Watch Commander.
|Lieutenant Michael Madden - Northwest District Commander |
Lieutenant Mike Madden spent two years with the Claremont Police Department before lateralling to the San Bernardino Police Department in 1993. Mike was born and raised in San Bernardino and always had a desire to serve the community he was raised in. As an officer, Mike served as the Department's recruiter, as a field training officer, as a member of the bicycle mounted enforecement team and also as a motor officer. Mike was promoted to detective in 2004 and he served in the Department's Crimes Against Children Unit. In 2007, Mike was promoted to sergeant and he served as the Department's field training supervisor and also as an operations sergeant. He was then assigned as the supervisor to the Detective Bureau's Crimes Against Person's Unit. In January of 2012, Mike took over as the liuetenant in charge of the Northwest District. Mike is truly honored to be serving the citizen's of San Bernardino and to be "back home".
|Lieutenant Dan Keil - Investigations/Specialized Enforcement Bureau |
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Lieutenant Dan Keil is a graduate of the 79th session of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Academy and joined the ranks of the San Bernardino Police Department in 1984. As a young officer, Lieutenant Keil served in Patrol, several Special Enforcement Details, Narcotics, and with the California Department of Justice's Inland Empire Clandestine Laboratory Task Force.
In 1995, Lieutenant Keil was promoted to the rank of Corporal/Detective and worked briefly as a Field Training Officer, before returning to Narcotics for a second tour. After Narcotics, Lieutenant Keil was assigned to Investigations, where he worked as a District Detective and later as part of the FBI's Inland Regional Fugitive Apprehension Team.
In 2003, Lieutenant Keil was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. His supervisory duties included serving as a Patrol Sergeant, a District Supervisor and as an Investigations Sergeant.
In December 2007, Lieutenant Keil was certified to the rank of Lieutenant and worked as a Patrol Watch Commander. In April 2008, he became the Lieutenant in charge of Investigations and the Department's Public Information Officer. Lieutenant Keil's latest assignment is that of the Northwest District Commander.
Lieutenant Keil's ancillary duties include serving as a Police Explorer Post Advisor for the past eleven years and as a Hostage Negotiator and Team Leader for the past fifteen years.
Lieutenant Keil possesses a Post Supervisory Certificate and is a Graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute. Lieutenant Keil is committed to the goals of the San Bernardino Police Department, believes in providing the Community with Quality Professional Police Service and is proud to serve the Citizens of San Bernardino.
|Lieutenant Dario Robinson - Field Commander |
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Lieutenant Dario Robinson began his law enforcement career in 1993 with the Pomona Police Department, where he worked for six years. In 1999 he lateralled from the City of Pomona to the San Bernardino Police Department and was assigned to the patrol division. Some of his assignments included Bicycle Mounted Enforcement, Vice Narcotics and Mounted Enforcement Detail. Dario is also a defensive tactics and electronic control device instructor.
In 2006 Dario was promoted to sergeant and was assigned to the patrol division until January of 2010 when he was assigned to the newly formed Community Affairs Unit. In 2012 Dario was re-assigned to the Watch Commander's Office.
|Lieutenant Rodney Topping - Southwest District Commander |
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Lieutenant Rod Topping began his career in law enforcement in 1986 as a deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Department. In 1989 he joined the San Bernardino Police Department due to the strong reputation of the organization. As an officer, Rod served in Patrol, Problem Oriented Policing, Bicycle Mounted Enforcement and the Multiple Enforcement Team (SWAT). He also served as a Motor Officer in the Traffic Division where he was responsible for training many other officers assigned to the Unit.
In 2001, Rod was promoted to Detective and was assigned to Burglary, Robbery and ultimately spent the majority of his time in the Narcotics Unit. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2004 and was assigned as a patrol supervisor. Rod became the supervisor of the MET/SWAT Team in 2006 and was responsible for the operation of the Gang and SWAT Units. He has the distinction of being one of the Department's longest serving members of the SWAT Team. During his career he has been an instructor for Problem Oriented Policing, Motorcycle operation, Drug Recognition Expert, Sub-machinegun, Handgun, Active Shooter and Tactical Firearms.
In January 2012, Rod was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and serves as the Southwest District Area Commander. He is known for his ability to work well with others and looks forward to continuing his service to the community.
Rod holds a POST Supervisory Certificate and has completed the Supervisory Leadership Institute (SLI) course. Rod is in the process of completing his course requirements and will soon obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Workforce Education and Development from Southern Illinois University.
|Lieutenant Ron Maass - Professional Standards |
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Lieutenant Harlan "Ron" Maass began his career with the San Bernardino Police Department in 1995 as a Patrol Officer, after having previously been a Reserve Police Officer with another Southern California agency. In 1997 he was selected as a Field Training Officer assigned to the Patrol Division. He has worked assignments including Problem Oriented Policing, Investigations Liaison Officer, and SWAT. He was promoted to Corporal/Detective in early 2004, assigned to Patrol, and continued to train new officers.
In the fall of 2004, Ron was promoted to Sergeant. At that time he also took over command of the San Bernardino Police Department Honor Guard. During his tenure as a sergeant, he worked as a Patrol sergeant, the Northern District Crime Impact Team (CIT), and the Central District Operations sergeant, overseeing the numerous civic events in the city including the annual Route 66 Rendezvous.
As a Lieutenant, Ron has worked as the Northwest District Commander and the Specialized Enforcement Bureau (Vice/Narcotics) Commander. Ron is also the commander for the department's Mounted Enforcement Detail, and the Honor Guard.
Ron has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (JD). He is an active member of the California State Bar Association. He is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, has graduated from the P.O.S.T. Management Course, and has a California P.O.S.T. supervisory certificate.
He is currently assigned to the Professional Standards Unit.
|Lieutenant Brian Tully - Investigations |
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Brian began his career in law enforcement with the San Bernardino Police Department as a reserve police officer in June 1994 and became a fulltime officer with SBPD in October 1995.
In addition to Patrol, Brian's assignments have included POP, Distressed Neighborhood Grant Team, K-9 (with partner Rudy for 5 years), and SWAT. Brian was promoted to Detective in 2004 where he was assigned to Burglary.
In 2005, Brian was promoted to Sergeant where he was assigned to Patrol. He held assignments as the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Staff, Patrol Executive Officer, Northeast District Operations Sergeant, CIT Sergeant, Hostage and Negotiations Sergeant, K-9 Sergeant, and Investigations Sergeant.
Brian holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino. Brian has received various awards from the department including Employee of the Quarter, several "Sharp Shooter" awards, and two Police Cross Medals. He currently volunteers with the Arrowhead United Way and the Young Leadership Council.
In his spare time, he enjoys camping, hiking, and fishing with his family.
He looks forward to building a better department and community.
|Lieutenant Paul Williams - Downtown Policing/Community Programs |
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Lieutenant Paul Williams has been in law enforcement for 20 years. He began his career with the San Bernardino Police Department in 1992 after graduating from the San Bernardino Sheriff's Academy, Class 107. He had been assigned as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Bicycle Mounted Enforcement Officer, and Traffic Motor Officer. He was promoted to the rank of Detective in February 2003, assigned to Auto Theft. Following that, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in December 2004, assigned to Patrol, Operations Sergeant, and as the Field Training Coordinator.
Lieutenant Williams has been married for 19 years and has two children. He attended Riverside City College, Mt. San Jacinto City College and graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management.
|Lieutenant Eric McBride - Southeast District Commander |
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Lieutenant Eric McBride began his career with the San Bernardino Police Department in 1991 after serving 6 ½ years in the United States Marine Corps. After graduating from the San Bernardino Sheriff's Academy he was assigned to the patrol division. While assigned to patrol his assignments included Problem Oriented Policing, Field Training Officer, and Honor Guard. In 1999, he was transferred to the Investigations Division where he was assigned to the Multiple Enforcement Team (MET), where his duties included SWAT and gang investigation. While assigned to MET he was also assigned temporary duty as one of the first members of the department's graffiti task force. In 2002, he was promoted to detective and was reassigned to the Narcotics Bureau, while still maintaining an auxiliary assignment on the SWAT team. In 2004, he was promoted to sergeant and again returned to the patrol division as a supervisor and assisted in the supervision of the field training program. In 2009, he was transferred to the Internal Affairs unit and served as the unit's supervisor until his promotion to lieutenant in 2011. During his career he has been an instructor in defensive tactics, handgun, submachine gun, Taser, and tactical communications.
Lieutenant McBride has a Bachelor of Science degree in political science with an emphasis on public administration from California Baptist University and a Master of Science degree in criminal justice from Troy University.
He is currently assigned to the patrol division as the Southeast district commander.