Assistant Sheriff Bill Ayub


Bill Ayub

Assistant Sheriff Bill Ayub joined the Ventura County Sheriff's Office in April of 1996, after serving as a police officer for several years in the City of North Las Vegas, Nevada and the City of Port Hueneme. Originally from the Ventura area, Bill began his law enforcement career in 1985 as a police cadet and reserve police officer with the Santa Paula Police Department. He went on to attend and graduate from the Ventura County Criminal Justice Training Center in 1990.

Bill's diverse law enforcement experience ranges from assignments in patrol, custody, SWAT, Honor Guard, narcotics, property crimes investigations, firearms instructor, major crimes investigations, patrol station administration, patrol watch commander, canine program manager, assistant police chief for the City of Thousand Oaks, and management of the Sheriff's Aviation/Search & Rescue Unit. Bill also served as the commander of East County Patrol, as well as the commander of the Special Services Division, which included oversight of Major Crimes, Narcotics, Aviation/Search & Rescue, Intelligence, Crime Analysis, the Sheriff's Systems Bureau, S.W.A.T., Technical Services Unit, and the Tactical Negotiations Unit.

In February of 2017, Bill was appointed to the position of Assistant Sheriff with executive management responsibilities over the Sheriff's Patrol Services Division and the Special Services Division, including oversight of the Divisions' $148 million budget.

Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the California State University at Northridge and a Master of Science degree in Emergency Services Administration from the California State University at Long Beach. He is a proud graduate of the California POST Command College and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Conejo program, and he is currently attending the Ventura County Leadership Academy. Bill also serves on the executive council for the Southern California Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.