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Chris served in the United Stated Air Force from 2000-2004 and graduated from Long Beach State University. He began his career as a police officer in 2008 with the City of Palo Alto. Since then, Chris has held many roles such as a field training officer, detective, range instructor in addition to being part of a county task force. Chris holds the rank of Agent and enjoys daily interaction with the community. Outside of work, Chris enjoys his time with his family, working out, and has the goal of traveling to all National Parks with his family.
Joel graduated from San Jose University and began his career as a police officer in 2009 with the city of Palo Alto. Since then he holds a number of specialty assignments including Traffic Officer, Defense Tactics Instructor, Detective, Field Training Officer and Patrol Sergeant. When Joel is not on duty he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, camping and swimming. Joel is also a proud Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America.
Josh graduated from CSU Hayward and began his police career in 2009. Josh joined the Palo Alto Police Department in 2011 and has held various positions including Motorcycle Officer, Driving Instructor, Field Training Officer, Motorcycle Instructor, Chemical Agents Instructor, Distraction Device Instructor, and is part of the SWAT team. When Josh is not wearing a police uniform, he enjoy spending time with his family, hiking, watching movies, racing cars, and working out.
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