Commander Bill Ayub
Commander 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 investigations, 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 was promoted to Commander in March of 2014 and was assigned to administration at the East County Patrol Services Division before his current assignment to the Special Services Division, where is responsible for the 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.
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. Bill also serves as a regional director for the Southern California Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.