Captain John Walker began his career with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in July of 1997. During his 22-year career with the Department, he has worked a variety of assignments, including Patrol, Narcotics, Gangs, Internal Affairs, and SWAT. Prior to assuming command of the Chino Hills Station in July of 2018, Walker was the Lieutenant for the Highland Police Department and oversaw day-to-day operations. He has been a board member with the Sheriff’s Athletic Federation for over 10 years and was recently elected as President.
Captain Walker holds numerous professional certificates and memberships, including but not limited to, Peace Officer’s Standards and Training (POST) Supervisory Certificate, POST Management Certificate and Role of the Police Chief. He is also a member of the California Association of Tactical Officers and is a Chino Valley-YMCA board member.
He is an avid cyclist and a long-time member of the Citrus Valley Velo cycling club which is based in Redlands, California. He is a member of USA Cycling and competed in numerous Police and Fire games as well as raced throughout Southern California and Arizona.