Rick Anzaldo

SWAT TEAM LEADER (2005 to Present)
- Police Officer - Los Angeles

(Work Permit on File)

SWAT TEAM LEADER Responsibilities:

Senior SWAT Officer who has been selected to command the entry team on all high risk situations. Generally formulates all tactical plans that are initiated in response to Barricaded subjects, Hostage Rescue & High Risk Warrants. Team Leaders provide instruction for all SWAT Officers regarding the different SWAT disciplines. Disciplines that include Entry Tactics, Breaching techniques (includes explosives), Climbing/Rappelling & all SWAT Weapons.

An Officer trained in the use of special weapons and tactics who is utilized in various capacities which include:
Building entry
Barricaded Suspect Deployment
Hostage Rescue
Sniper Deployments
Delivery of chemical agents
High Risk Suspect Apprehension
High Risk Warrants
Dignitary Protection
Explosive Breaching
Climbing Rappelling
Tactical Waterborne Deployment (Divers)

Police Officer (1987 to Present-23 Years)
Various field assignments that include:
Gang Suppression
Vice (Undercover Officer)

Instructor Development Course – Police Department in Los Angeles (IDC)
Received department certification regarding instructor development which is mandated when instructing all members of the Police Department in Los Angeles that includes SWAT Officers.
SWAT School Instructor
Senior instructor who trains ALL new SWAT Officers during three month basic SWAT school. 
Firearms Instructor
Department certified handgun, shotgun & rifle instructor (Includes SWAT Weapons)
Instructed and trained with such elite units as DELTA FORCE, NAVY SEALS, MARINE S.O.T.G., S.E.K.

Certified by the American Red Cross in First Aid - 2001 (current)
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office & Power Point
2008  “Medal of Valor” Recipient - Los Angeles

Associates of Science Law Enforcement and Justice Administration - May 1991
Rio Hondo Junior College – Whittier California
Cal State Los Angeles 1991-1992 (10 Units completed) Public Administration
Kansas State University (2003-Present) Distant Education Program Major Social Science (30 Units completed)


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