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Chief of Police
Brad Kaylor

Chief Brad Kaylor is a graduate of Claremont High School and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. In 1988, he attended the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department 93rd basic academy session and upon graduation became a police officer for the City of Claremont. In 1990, he started as a patrol officer with the Ontario Police Department.

Chief Kaylor has worked a variety of assignments, which include; Patrol, Gang Violence Suppression Unit, Field Training Program, Narcotics, SWAT, Investigations, Criminal Intelligence Unit, and Labor Relations Unit. He spent five years with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) as a task force officer targeting both domestic and international drug trafficking organizations. In 2006, he graduated from the DEA Drug Unit Commanders Academy in Quantico, Va.

Chief Kaylor has held supervisory and command positions in; Patrol Operations, South Area Command, SWAT/Crisis Negotiations, Traffic Division, COPS/MET Division, and DEA HIDTA Group 50.

Deputy Chief of Police 
Derek Williams

Deputy Chief Derek Williams began his law enforcement career in 1991 with the Ontario Police Department.  Before becoming a police officer, he was honorably discharged from the United States Air Force.

Deputy Chief Williams has an Associate's Degree from San Bernardino Valley College and a Bachelor's Degree from California Baptist University.

After graduating from the 103rd class of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Academy, Deputy Chief Williams worked as a Patrol Officer.  He was later selected to start the Bicycle Program at the Ontario Police Department. 

During his career, Deputy Chief Williams worked many assignments; he was assigned to Narcotics as an Officer and Detective, assigned to the Ontario Mills Mall, worked as a Field Training Officer, was a member of the department's SWAT Team, and supervised the Personnel and Training Division.  Before being promoted to Deputy Chief, he was a Captain for the Department.

In December 2010, Deputy Chief Williams graduated from the Los Angeles Police Department Leadership Program, formally known as The West Point Leadership Program.  In 2016 he also became a graduate of class 263 from the FBI National Academy.

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