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Lieutenant Bill Elbert
Lieutenant-Sheriff Bill Elbert started his career with the Sheriff’s Office in May, 2005. As a Deputy-Sheriff, he was assigned to Patrol, Court Security, and Criminal Investigations. During these assignments Bill worked other collateral assignments including Solano Fire Investigation Unit, Field Training Officer, K-9 handler, and S.W.A.T. team operator. He also provided agency training as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, Taser Instructor, Less Lethal Instructor, and Tactical Rifle Instructor. In 2013, Bill received the Distinguished Service Award for his actions in the line of duty.
Bill was promoted to Sergeant-Sheriff in May, 2014. As a Sergeant-Sheriff, he was supervisor for bureaus such as Patrol, Court Security, Civil, and Contract Services. In addition to his regular assignments he also supervised the K-9 Unit as well as the Defensive Tactic and the Taser Teams. In 2016, Elbert co-created a tactical entry program codifying search and entry techniques for the Sheriff’s Office.
On November 5th 2017, Bill Elbert was promoted to Lieutenant-Sheriff. He is currently assigned as supervisor for the Transportation and Court Services Bureaus. Elbert attended the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (SLI) Class 409. He holds numerous professional certificates from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards in Training (POST) as well as advanced certificates from Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation (ICI).