|Walt Tibbet joined the Fairfield Police Department as chief of police in July 2010 with more than 30 years of law enforcement experience. Chief Tibbet began his career in 1972 with the Alameda Police Department. In 1980, he joined the San Jose Police Department where he served for 26 years advancing through the ranks to captain. In 2006, he returned to the Alameda Police Department as the chief of police. |
Chief Tibbet was awarded San Jose Police Department's Medal of Valor, a Hazardous Duty Award, and two City Council commendations. He was also a recipeint of the National Exchange Club's Blue and Gold Wounded in Service Award.
Education: FBI National Academy graduate; B.A., Management, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California; M.S., Counseling Psychology, California State University, Hayward
Memberships: Chairman, Solano County Law Enforcement Administrators Association; Board Member, California Police Chiefs Association; Board Member, Fight Crime - Invest in Kids organization
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