COMMANDER TODD FRANK
Commander Todd Frank joined the Sheriff’s Department in 1988 after a four year enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. As a deputy sheriff he worked in the Detentions Bureau, then the Vista and San Marcos Patrol Stations as a patrol deputy, then a traffic accident reconstructionist and later a detective. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1997 and worked in Detentions and the San Marcos Patrol Station.
After being promoted to Lieutenant in 2001, he served in Court Services, Law Enforcement and Human Resources Services Bureaus. He was the director of the Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy at Miramar College when promoted to Captain in 2006. As a Captain he commanded the Poway Sheriff’s Station, Emergency Services Division (SED/SWAT, ASTREA helicopters, Bomb/Arson Investigations, Search and Rescue, Canine Training, Reserves, Emergency Planning), Communications Center and headed the Department’s Intelligence Led Policing initiative beginning in August of 2013. He was promoted to Commander in March of 2015.
Commander Frank is currently assigned to the Law Enforcement Services Bureau, where his responsibilities include the Emergency Services Division, Crime Analysis, Crime Prevention, Sheriff’s Licensing, the Regional Crime Lab, Property/Evidence, the Communication Center, Information Led Policing, Records Management System and Volunteer Services.
Commander Frank graduated from session #231 of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2007. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Biola University and a Master’s Degree in Legal Studies from the University of San Diego’s School of Law.