Tony Gorrell

Public Safety

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Tony Gorrell, Public Safety Captain
M.A.M. – University of Redlands
B.S. – Organizational Leadership, Biola University
A. A. – Liberal Arts, San Bernardino Valley College
Police Academy Training – San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Academy
Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, and Supervisory P.O.S.T. Certificates

Captain Gorrell is a retired Sergeant from San Bernardino Police Department. He worked as a Patrol Officer and was one of the Department’s first Problem Oriented Policing Officers. He transitioned from car to bicycle patrol and was eventually assigned to the traffic division as a Motorcycle Officer. He promoted to the rank of Corporal and became a Field Training Officer. He transferred into the detective bureau where he spent the majority of his investigative time assigned to Internal Affairs. He promoted again to the rank of Sergeant where he supervised patrol officers, worked as an administrator, Field Training Sergeant and traffic supervisor. Upon retiring, Tony worked for San Bernardino City School Police as a Gang Prevention Instructor. In that role, he taught life skills development to 1,000 at-risk students throughout the school district.

Captain Gorrell joined the Department of Public Safety as an Officer in November 2012, promoted to Sergeant in November 2014, and promoted to Captain in December 2021.