Lieutenant Rob Reynolds has 25 years of law enforcement experience, beginning his career with the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in 1996. Lieutenant Reynolds moved to the Klamath Falls Police Department (KFPD) in 1998. Since being hired with KFPD, he has served as a:
- Patrol Watch Commander
- SWAT Team Leader
- SWAT Assistant Team Leader
- SWAT Operator
- Patrol Sergeant
- Patrol Corporal
- Major Crimes Detective
- Narcotics Detective for the Klamath Interagency Narcotics Team (KINT)
- Patrol Investigator
- Patrol Officer
Lieutenant Reynolds also served his country in the United States Army in the Infantry and is a combat veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm.
As a Lieutenant for the Klamath Falls Police Department, Lieutenant Reynolds currently oversees the Patrol and Operations Division (POD) of the department, which consists of four patrol teams and specialized units consisting of SWAT, K-9, and Traffic. Lieutenant Reynolds is responsible for the planning, directing, reviewing, and administering activities and operations within his division consistent with community oriented policing goals and objectives.
Lieutenant Reynolds also serves as the Commander for Klamath Falls SWAT and has been an active member of the team for 24 years. He has served as a member of the Entry Team, an Assistant Team Leader, and the Entry Team Leader before becoming the SWAT Commander. Lieutenant Reynolds is also the department’s training coordinator and oversees all department training to ensure all officers continue to meet the standards of excellence defined by the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standard and Training (DPSST).
Education & Certifications
Lieutenant Reynolds earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Purdue University Global in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Law Enforcement, and he holds an Executive Certificate from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST). He is a graduate of the Oregon Executive Development Institute (OEDI) and the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI) Leadership Development Course. He also attended The Southern Police Institute’s Chief Executive Leadership Course, the Sergeant's Academy, the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA) SWAT Commander School, and numerous other training events about patrol tactics, investigations, SWAT, and leadership.
Lieutenant Reynolds is a member of the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police (OACP).