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Honoring Police Chief Jerry Dyer
July 16 @ 11:45 am - 1:30 pm
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Honoring Police Chief Jerry Dyer for his 18 years as Fresno’s Chief of Police.
Speakers – Lisa Smittcamp. Alan Autry, Jim Franklin, Eli Loera and Chief Jerry Dyer
Special music by Jack Hannah and Gene Sperling
Open for Men and Women
Chief Jerry Dyer has served the Fresno Police Department for 40 years. As a sergeant, he supervised several high-profile units such as the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), the Patrol Tactical Team, the Major Narcotics Unit, and he also served as an Internal Affairs Investigator.
Chief Dyer rose through the ranks serving as a lieutenant, captain, deputy chief and as the department’s first assistant chief of police. Chief Dyer was appointed police chief on August 1, 2001, and is the longest tenured police chief in the history of the Fresno Police Department and is the longest serving police chief of one organization of any major city in the United States.
Chief Dyer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology from California State University Fresno, and a Master’s Degree in Management from California Polytechnic University at Pomona.
Chief Dyer is a graduate of the California Command College, where his peers recognized him as the Most Inspirational Student. He also attended the 33rd Session of the FBI National Executive Institute. In 2008, Chief Dyer served as the president of the California Police Chief’s Association, which is comprised of 338 police chiefs.
During the 2011 California Police Chief’s Conference, Chief Dyer was honored with the Joseph T. Malloy Award, the most prestigious award granted by the California Police Chief’s Association. This recognition is bestowed based upon the recipient’s professionalism, leadership, energy, and commitment to the mission of the organization. Chief Dyer serves as the 2nd Vice President of the Major Cities Chief’s Association representing the largest municipal police departments in the United States. Jerry has been married to his wife Diane for 39 years and has two children, four grandchildren and another on the way.