Captain David Nicholson is the Field Operations Bureau Commander. He is a graduate of Radford High School in Honolulu Hawaii and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from California Baptist University. In 1989 he attended the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department 95th basic academy session and upon graduation, became a deputy sheriff for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. In 1990, he started as a patrol officer with the Ontario Police Department.
Captain Nicholson has worked a variety of assignments, which include; Patrol, Gang Violence Suppression Unit, Field Training Program, Bike Unit, COPS Unit, Narcotics/Vice Unit, SWAT and Investigations. He helped create the Department’s Multi Enforcement Team working alongside the United States Marshal’s Office as a task force officer supervisor for seven years.
Captain Nicholson has held supervisory and command positions in; Patrol Operations, South Area Command, SWAT/Crisis Negotiations, COPS/MET Division as well as the Gang and K-9 Units.
As the Field Operations Bureau Commander, he works hand in hand with the 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 your Area Commander:
WEST AREA Lt. Bryan Allen (909) 395-2971 or firstname.lastname@example.org
EAST AREA Lt. Chris Martinez (909) 395-2733 or email@example.com
SOUTH AREA Lt. David McBride (909) 395-2861 or firstname.lastname@example.org