Interim Police Chief Robert Guthrie first started with the Arcadia Police Department in 1989 as a Police Cadet. Bob was sworn in as a Police Officer in 1992 and later promoted to Sergeant in 1998. After spending five years as a Sergeant, he promoted to Lieutenant in 2003 and Captain in January of 2011.
Over the course of his career, Bob has supervised and commanded such units as the Field Training Officer Program, Force Training Unit, SWAT Team, and the Detective Bureau. Bob also managed the Weapons of Mass Destruction Program and as a Lieutenant, Bob was the Operations Commander for both the 2008 and 2009 Breeders' Cup. In addition to his duties at APD, Bob is an instructor in Tactical Science Curriculum for the Aardvark Training Foundation.
When not at work, newly appointed Interim Chief Guthrie enjoys being at home with his wife of ten years, Jennifer, and their young son.
Please help us welcome and support Interim Police Chief Robert Guthrie!