Broadmoor Police Staff

Ronald Banta
Interim Chief of Police

Chief Banta is a 35+ year law enforcement professional. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management, and possesses an Advanced, Management and Executive Development certificate with the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training including being a graduate of the POST Supervisory Leadership Institute. He is considered an expert in counter terrorism and critical infrastructure protection and is a subject matter expert in Canine Operations as well as being FEMA trained and certified as an All-Hazards Incident Command System operator.

Banta has been assigned to Administrative, Operations, Training Academy and Special Operations positions and has been assigned as a Field Training Officer/Supervisor, counter sniper, public safety diver, canine handler of several patrol, SWAT and explosive detection canines, while being cross designated as a Federal Officer with the Department of Homeland Security – Homeland Security Investigations as a Customs Officer.

He has served as an Officer, Captain and Commander at Broadmoor and has been assigned among other things as the Emergency Management coordinator and Risk Management Officer.

John Duncan
Commander

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