Major Ron Roberts –
Criminal Investigations Bureau
Major Ron Roberts began his law enforcement career in 2001; and has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office since 2007.
Major Roberts began his career as a patrol deputy and earned promotions to sergeant, lieutenant, and captain. His experience at the Sheriff’s Office covers patrol, investigations, and the training unit. The Major has been the lead defensive tactics instructor and coordinator for the Field Training Program at the Sheriff’s Office.
For over ten years Major Roberts has been a state certified Criminal Justice Academy Instructor; and is certified to train both recruits and instructors in defensive tactics, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, FTO, line supervision, and stress management.
While a sergeant and lieutenant; he supervised in the areas of patrol and investigations and was a member of the SWAT Team. In 2017, Sheriff Russell Gibson promoted Major Roberts to Captain over Patrol East and then later that year to Major over all of Patrol. In 2019, Sheriff Russ Gibson appointed Major Roberts to Criminal Investigations Bureau.
Major Roberts is a graduate of St. Cloud High School, Columbia College, and the Valencia Public Safety Leadership Program.