Captain Andrew Karol
Captain Andrew Karol’s law enforcement career includes over 18 years as a police officer with the City of Rialto and five years active duty with the United States Marine Corps as a Special Reaction Team (SRT) member.
Captain Karol is a Desert Storm Veteran and a graduate of the Sheriff Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, Class #217. Captain Karol holds his Bachelor's Degree and State of California teaching credential, which he obtained from the California State University Long Beach. He will be completing his Master's in Public Administration from California State University Northridge in May 2015.
Captain Karol has held a variety of assignments to include; Field Training Officer (FTO), FTO Coordinator, Gang and Narcotics Investigator, SWAT team member, and SWAT sniper team leader. Captain Karol has testified as an expert in gangs and narcotics and is a member of the California Gang Investigators Association, California Peace Officers' Association, and California Narcotic Officers' Association. Captain Karol currently supervises the Patrol Operations Bureau.