Major Ron Roberts –
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. Major Roberts has been the lead defensive tactics instructor and coordinator for the Field Training Program at the Sheriff’s Office. For over 10 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 he was promoted to Captain by Sheriff Russell Gibson over Patrol East and then later that year to Major over all of Patrol.
Major Roberts is a graduate of St. Cloud High School, Columbia College and the Valencia Public Safety Leadership Program.