Asst. Sheriff Tim Curran currently oversees the Human Resources and Court Services Bureaus.
Asst. Sheriff Curran joined the Sheriff’s Department in 1989 after serving four years in the United States Army. After graduating from
the Sheriff’s Academy, he worked in the Detentions and Law Enforcement Bureaus, as well as the Training Division.
In 1999, he was promoted to Sergeant and worked at the San Diego Central Jail. He served at the Imperial Beach Patrol Station, and then
as an Investigator in the Internal Affairs Unit.
In 2004, Curran was promoted to Lieutenant. He was assigned to the Sheriff’s Communications Center and the Special Investigations Division
working in the Criminal Intelligence Detail and the Narcotics Task Force.
In 2008, Curran was promoted to Captain, assigned to the Vista Patrol Station and later the Central Investigations Division. In 2011,
Curran was promoted to Commander and assigned to the Law Enforcement Services Bureau and later served in the Detention Services Bureau.
In August 2014, Sheriff Gore appointed Tim Curran to the rank of Assistant Sheriff.
Asst. Sheriff Curran holds a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. He graduated from class #229 of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2007.