Sounds like there’s a new police chief in town … a gentleman by the name of Tim Shea. Currently the Supervising Marshal at the Las Vegas Justice Courts, his LinkedIn profile shows quite a lengthy background in law enforcement … below is what it reads. Word on the street is that he starts in his new position on June 1st (2016).
Supervising Marshal – Las Vegas Justice Courts
November 2013 – Present (2 years 7 months) | Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and reviewing work of assigned full-time and part-time Marshals. Recommend selection of staff, train assigned staff, and evaluate performance. Recommend disciplinary action and other personnel actions. Act as liaison between judges, attorneys, courtroom staff and the public to ensure orderly conduct of court business. Responsible to develop and coordinate work teams, as well as policy/procedure development and implementation.
Bureau Chief – Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
April 1985 – September 2013 (28 years 6 months) | Everett, WA
Retired Oct 2013. Supervised one of four Bureaus of the Sheriff’s Office. Responsible for command level management and oversight. Previous assignments included Commanding the Special Operations Division for 12 years. Extensive experience and training in personnel management, incident command, strategic planning, personnel scheduling and deployment, tactical operations, search and rescue and law enforcement aviation. Experienced in working with Homeland Security-related issues, projects, exercises and planning.
Lieutenant Commander (RET) – United States Coast Guard
October 1982 – December 2003 (21 years 3 months)
Last position: Operations Officer, deployed in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
Police Officer – Seattle Police Department
February 1981 – April 1985 (4 years 3 months) | Seattle WA
Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, SWAT
Deputy Sheriff – San Diego County Sheriff’s Office
August 1973 – February 1981 (7 years 7 months) | San Diego, CA
Corrections, Patrol and Traffic Operations, Field Training Officer