Assistant Sheriff Stewart
Assistant Sheriff Guy Stewart is a 30-year member of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. He graduated locally from Ventura’s Buena High School in 1980 and continued his education by attending the University of North Dakota located in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He graduated from UND in the spring of 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Studies.
Guy was hired by the Sheriff’s Office in the fall of 1984 and he graduated from the Sheriff’s Academy at the top of his class in early 1985. As a deputy he was assigned to the Main Jail and all three West County Patrol stations. After his promotion to senior deputy he worked at the Sheriff’s Honor Farm in Ojai and was eventually selected to assist with the opening of the Todd Road Jail in Santa Paula. Following the opening of the Todd Road facility, Guy was assigned to the Narcotics Unit for four years.
He promoted to sergeant in 1999 and was a supervisor in Detention Services and West County Patrol until 2002 when he was chosen to supervise the Camarillo Police Department’s Detective Unit and eventually the Camarillo Police Department’s Special Enforcement Detail.
Guy promoted to captain in 2006. As a captain he initially worked as patrol watch commander but was shortly reassigned to Detention Services’ Administration, where he had oversight responsibilities for the division’s $120 million budget. His final assignment as a captain was overseeing Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, which was responsible for homicide, robbery, and sexual assault investigations.
In 2008, Guy was promoted to commander and he was assigned to the Support Services Division where he managed the Professional Standards Bureau that included the Internal Affairs Unit, Inspection and Audit Unit and the Department’s Criminal Justice Training Center (Academy). In February of 2011, he was reassigned to Detention Services where he was responsible for managing the Pre-Trial Detention Facility and the court security for the County’s Hall of Justice (HOJ), Juvenile Justice Complex and the East County Courthouse in Simi Valley.
In April of 2013, Guy returned to the Camarillo Police Department as the City of Camarillo’s Chief of Police and the commander for the Sheriff’s unincorporated jurisdiction surrounding Camarillo.
In February of 2015, Guy was appointed to Assistant Sheriff were he currently has management oversight of the Detention Services Division and the Special Services Division.