Solano Community College



Lieutenant Brian Travis
Solano Community College - Service Area Manager

Lieutenant Brian Travis joined the Sheriff's Office in 2006 as a deputy sheriff.  He became a Field Training Officer (FTO) in 2007 and served in this capacity until 2008 while on patrol.  In January 2009, Deputy Travis became the Family Violence Intervention Detective working in collaboration with the Solano County Office of Family Violence Prevention.  In December 2010, Deputy Travis was promoted to sergeant.  As a sergeant, he was assigned to the Office of Emergency Services (OES) until he was reassigned to take over supervisory responsibilities for the Investigations Bureau in 2012. 

In April 2015, Sgt. Travis was promoted to lieutenant and managed Courts Services Division until June 2016, when he was assigned to Solano Community College Campus Sheriff's Office as the Service Area Manager.  He also served as the Solano County Sheriff's Office Mobile Field Force Commander and serves as a watch commander on a rotational basis. 

Prior to joining the Sheriff's Office, Lt. Travis was a police officer for the South San Francisco Police Department from 1997 through 2006.  Lt. Travis' educational background and training includes:  a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice Management, Advanced POST Certificate, Robert Presley ICI Homicide Course, Robert Presley ICI Domestic Violence Course, NIMS Train the Trainer 300-400, and many others. 

Lt. Travis was involved with community services.  He represented the City of Fairfield on the Citizen Advisory Committee to the Tri-City & County Cooperative Planning Group.  He also served on the Pedestrian Advisory Committee to the Solano Transportation Authority (STA). 

In addition to his duties at the Sheriff's Office, Travis is a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserves where he holds the rank of major.  He is a veteran of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Conflict and the Iraqi War.  Major Travis' military awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Iraqi Campaign Medal.