Captain ric walczak
Captain Ric Walczak was hired as a police officer in 1996. Ric was born and raised in Covina, attended Northview High School and was a Covina PD Explorer before attending the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Academy. Ric worked in the Patrol Division as a training officer and member of the Area D mutual aid platoon before being selected to serve as a narcotic/gang detective. He was one of the original members of the Special Response Team and was later assigned to investigate the most serious crimes as a Crimes Against Persons detective. Ric promoted to sergeant in 2007 and lieutenant in 2012 serving again in Patrol, Internal Affairs, Investigation and Administration. Ric promoted to Captain in 2019 and currently oversees both the Support Services and Operations Divisions. Ric holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of La Verne and a Master’s Degree from the University of San Diego. He is a graduate of the Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigations, the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute Class 298 and the Department of Justice Valor program.