Gary Elliott, MS, Police Services Specialist
Mr. Elliott has 30 years of experience in law enforcement at all levels of the organization culminating as the second in command of a medium-sized Sheriff’s Office in California, with duties and authority across the entire spectrum of the agency. His experience with the Department includes 18 years on the SWAT Team as a tactical operator, team leader, and commander. He also served in the Investigations Bureau for approximately seven years, first as detective, then as detective sergeant (supervisor), and finally as the Investigative Services Commander. He investigated, supervised, and/or managed hundreds of criminal cases ranging from low-level property crimes, such as fraud, to complex homicide investigations. Mr. Elliott also has extensive leadership experience as a commissioned officer in the United States Army Reserve. He retired at the full rank of Colonel in September of 2018 after with 36 years of service.