The Police Foundation is pleased to share that Police Foundation Executive Fellow and former Sacramento (CA) Chief of Police, Rick Braziel, was appointed to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) by Governor Edmund Brown Jr. on Monday, September 28, 2015. In this role, Chief Braziel will be responsible for ensuring officers receive high quality training and continuing the standards of professionalism in California law enforcement.
Since becoming a Police Foundation Executive Fellow in 2013, Chief Braziel has provided valuable leadership and expertise on a number of Police Foundation projects. Most recently, he led the Police Foundation’s Critical Incident Review of the Stockton bank robbery and hostage taking incident, and in 2013, he led the team that completed the Police Foundation’s review of the Christopher Dorner incident. Chief Braziel has also been serving as the lead law enforcement expert on the Department of Justice’s Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services (COPS) funded Collaborative Reform Initiative. The Police Foundation congratulates Chief Braziel on his new appointment. His contributions as a Commissioner and as a Police Foundation Executive Fellow will continue to have a positive impact on the law enforcement community.
More on Governor Brown’s appointment of Chief Braziel can be found here.