commander gUy stewart
Commander Guy Stewart is a 25-year member of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. He graduated locally from Buena High School in 1980. He continued his education by attending the University of North Dakota. He graduated magna cum laude from UND in the spring of 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies.
The Department hired Guy in the fall of 1984 and he graduated from the Sheriff’s Academy early in 1985. His law enforcement career as a deputy and senior deputy included custody, patrol, field training officer, Todd Road Jail construction/transition team, narcotics, and academy firearms instructor. As a sergeant he was a patrol supervisor and was eventually assigned to the City of Camarillo where he supervised both the Camarillo Detective Unit and Special Enforcement Unit. As a captain, Guy worked as patrol watch commander before being assigned to the Detention Services Division where he had oversight responsibilities for the division’s $120 million budget. Before his promotion to commander, he managed the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, which is responsible for homicide, robbery, and sexual assault investigations.
Commander Stewart is currently assigned to the Support Services Division where he manages the Professional Standards Bureau. The bureau includes the Internal Affairs Unit, Inspection and Audit Unit, and the Department’s Criminal Justice Training Center (Academy).