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"The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.”
(Robert Peel) 

-Captain Darren Goodman

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Meet Captain Darren Goodman

Captain Goodman began his career as a Deputy with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in 1991. During his nearly 25 year career with the Department, he has worked a variety of assignments, including Patrol, Narcotics, Emergency Operations, Regional Gang Enforcement, and SWAT. Captain Goodman was the Commander of the Sheriff’s Regional Training Center before assuming command of the Chino Hills Station in April of 2016.

Captain Goodman holds numerous professional certifications and memberships, including but not limited to, Peace Officer’s Standards and Training (POST) Supervisory Certificate, POST Management Certificate, San Bernardino County Executive Development Program, and Role of the Police Chief. He is a member of the Inland Valley Footprinters Association, American Society for Public Administrators, The Graduate Policy and Administration Community, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

He earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California (USC); he is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Senior Executives in State and Local Government; he is a graduate of USC’s Public Safety Leadership Program; he is a Doctoral Candidate at USC; and an Adjunct-Professor at California State University San Bernardino.

As Chief of Police, his focus will remain on improving the crime rate, lowering response times, and providing quality service. The City of Chino Hills is nationally recognized for having a low crime rate and the focus of the Chino Hills Police will remain on crime trends which affect the quality of life.

Captain Goodman is committed to providing quality law enforcement services to all who live, work, visit, or conduct business in the City of Chino Hills.