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Mike Lorenz



Captain Mike Lorenz graduated from West Covina High School and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from California Coast University.  He served in the United States Air Force from July 1993 – June 1997. In late 1997, he attended the 130th basic training academy at the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Academy.  He was hired during the academy by the City of Ontario and in March of 1998 became a patrol officer.

Captain Lorenz worked a variety of assignments to include; Patrol, Narcotics, Gang Violence Suppression Unit, Field Training Program, Multi-Enforcement Team and SWAT.  He spent four years as a task force officer with the DOJ/BNE clandestine laboratory team, where he targeted methamphetamine and PCP labs.  In 2017, he graduated from the inaugural Cal Chiefs/Drucker’s Institute of Executive Leadership Course in Claremont, Ca.

Captain Lorenz has held supervisory and command positions in; Patrol Operations, East Area Command, SWAT/Crisis Negotiations, COPS/MET, Gang Suppression Unit, K9 and Interdiction.

As the Field Operations Bureau Commander, he works hand in hand with three Area Commanders. They are all committed and dedicated to improve the quality of life and economic value of those who live and work in the city.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Captain Lorenz or your area commander.

WEST AREA Lt. Jeff Burris (909) 395-2907 or

EAST AREA Lt. Ron Watson (909) 395-2804 or

SOUTH AREA Lt. David McBride (909) 395-2861 or

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