Sacramento County Sheriff Captain named next Assistant Elk Grove Police Chief

Today the Elk Grove Police Department announced the hiring of a new Assistant Police Chief. Sacramento County Sheriff's Departmen...

Today the Elk Grove Police Department announced the hiring of a new Assistant Police Chief. Sacramento County Sheriff's Department Captain Bobby Davis has been selected by Elk Grove Police Chief Timothy Albright to be his second in command.  

In a statement released this afternoon Albright said “Following a nationwide search and extensive interview and assessment process, Assistant Chief Davis was the overwhelming and obvious choice for this important role within our organization and for our community. Assistant Chief Davis is a lifelong resident of the Sacramento area and has established himself as a leader in the law enforcement community and in the communities he has served. He brings a wealth of experience from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office where he served for twenty-four years.”
Bobby Davis. | 
During his career with the sheriff’s office, Davis oversaw the Professional Standards Division, a Patrol Division that serves over 300,000 residents, the Investigations Division with oversight of nine investigative bureaus including the investigation and arrest of the East Area Rapist, and the Court Security Division. Also during his tenure, Davis was the Public Information Officer for the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and the Assistant Chief of Police for the contract City of Rancho Cordova.

Outside of his professional activities  Davis has been involved in programs such as the Special Olympics, Links to Law Enforcement, Reduction of African American Child Death Review Board (RAACD), My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, and serves as a California Peace Officers Association (CPOA) Board Member. Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and is currently completing his master’s degree.  

“I am blessed, honored and humbled to have the opportunity to assist Chief Albright in leading an organization that has historically proven that improving the quality of life for its residents is paramount. I am joining an organization and management team that believes in transparency, being diverse in thought, and practices a collaborative, compassionate style of leadership," Davis said in the statement announcing his new position with the EGPD. 

Davis will be sworn in by  Albright on March 2, 2020, at 10 a.m. at the District 56 center. 

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