Dave Waters, Sergeant
Police Training-California Highway Patrol Academy
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, and Management P.O.S.T Certificates
Officer Waters retired from the California Highway Patrol in 2013, following 30 years of law enforcement experience. During his law enforcement career, Officer Waters worked road patrol duties before promoting to the rank of Sergeant. As a Sergeant, he worked as a commercial enforcement supervisor before accepting an assignment as the Team Leader of the Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) in San Diego, where he conducted high-profile, in-depth accident investigations. During that time, he also created and oversaw the Division's Canine Drug Interdiction Team. After leaving Border Division, Sergeant Waters retuned to field related duties before promoting to Lieutenant and being assigned to the Central Los Angeles Area. His final assignment was the Commander of the Riverside Auto-theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) Task Force where he conducted and oversaw auto-theft investigations throughout Riverside County.
Officer Waters joined the Department of Public Safety in July of 2013. Officer Waters was promoted to sergeant in June 2015.