Lieutenant Andrew Karol
Lieutenant Andrew Karol’s law enforcement career includes over 17 years as a police officer with the City of Rialto and five years active duty with the United States Marine Corps as a Special Reaction Team (SRT) member.
Lieutenant Karol is a Desert Storm Veteran and a graduate of the Sheriff Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, Class #217. Lieutenant Karol holds his Bachelor's Degree and State of California teaching credential, which he obtained from the California State University Long Beach. He is currently completing his Master's in Public Administration from California State University Northridge.
Lieutenant Karol has held a variety of assignments to include; Field Training Officer (FTO), FTO Coordinator, Gang and Narcotics Investigator, SWAT team member, and SWAT sniper team leader. Lieutenant Karol has testified as an expert in gangs and narcotics and is a member of the California Gang Investigators Association, California Peace Officers' Association, and California Narcotic Officers' Association. Lieutenant Karol currently supervises SWAT and Patrol teams 1 and 6.