Ben Bateman started his law enforcement career as a Reserve Deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in 1992. He became a Glendale Police Officer in 1995 and has worked Patrol, the Financial Crimes Unit, and Motors in 2006. Ben remained with Motors until promoting to the rank of Sergeant in 2015. He is currently a Police Sergeant in Patrol and has served as a Board of Director since 2012.
Jason Ross has been a Police Officer with the Glendale Police Department since 2001 and has served as a Board of Director since 2011. During his career, Jason has worked Patrol, the Downtown Policing Unit, Financial Crimes, Assaults and Robbery Homicide Detail. In November 2014, Jason was promoted to rank of Police Sergeant. Following his promotion, Jason returned to Patrol. After serving several months in Patrol, Jason transferred to the Detective Bureau where he is currently a Sergeant assigned to the Financial Crimes Unit.
Mike Woolner has been a Police Officer with the Glendale Police Department since 2005. In 2009, Mike transferred to the Heliport where he is still currently assigned as one of the pilots. Mike is the newest Board of Director as of 2016.
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Keith Soboleski has been a Police Officer with the Glendale Police Department since 1985 and has served as a Board of Director since 2006. During his career, Keith has worked in various units and details such as Patrol, Motors, Gangs, Special Enforcement Detail, and the Robbery/Homicide Unit. Keith was one of the original members of the SWAT team and remained with the team until 2016. Keith is currently a Training Officer in Patrol.
Christopher Krivak has been a Police Officer with the Glendale Police Department since 2006 and has served on the Board of Directors since 2015. During his career, Christopher worked in patrol, and was ultimately transferred to the Assaults Unit. Christopher is currently a Detective assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit.
Chris Marshall has been a Police Officer with Glendale Police Department since 2008, serving as a Board of Director since 2012. Prior to being hired by the Glendale Police Department, Chris worked with the Baldwin Park Police Department. During his career with the Glendale Police Department, Chris has worked Patrol, Gangs, and Narcotics. Chris is currently working with the Southern California Drug Task Force. Chris is an EVOC driving instructor and First Aid/CPR instructor.
Victor Jackson has been a Police Officer with the Glendale Police Department since 2005, serving on the Board of Directors since 2014. During his career, Victor has worked in Patrol, has been a background investigator with the Professional Standards Bureau and a Detective in the Burglary Detail. Victor was also a member of the Crisis Negotiation Team. Victor is currently a Training Officer in Patrol.
Matt has been a Police Officer with GPD since 2000. Serving on the Board of Directors since 2017. During his career, Matt has worked, Patrol and Traffic Bureau as a Motor Officer. Matt is an IACP certified Drug Recognition Expert Instructor and teaches throughout Southern California. Matt is currently assigned as a Traffic Investigator in the Traffic Bureau.
Mike has been a Glendale Police Officer for fifteen years. During that time he has served as a Field Training Officer, and as a detective. Mike has worked investigative assignments including Financial Crimes and the Robbery Homicide Unit. He is a former SWAT team member and has served on the GPOA’s Board of Directors for 3 years.