Commander RANDY PENTIS
Randy Pentis is in his 30th year of law enforcement with the Ventura County Sheriff's Department with almost 20 years serving with the Thousand Oaks Police Department. He has a broad and diverse public safety background. He has worked Patrol, Investigations, Special Enforcement Detail, and was one of the first gang investigators for Thousand Oaks. He has also worked as a Patrol Sergeant and Training Sergeant in Thousand Oaks before being promoted to Police Captain.
He has over 12 years of management experience in various assignments including: Detention Services (where he oversaw operations at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility), Police Chief for the City of Fillmore, and as Assistant Police Chief for the City of Thousand Oaks. He is currently concluding an assignment as Police Captain overseeing the Court Services Bureau at the Hall of Justice in Ventura. He was just promoted to Commander and will begin as Thousand Oaks Police Chief on March 26, 2012.