Commander Kevin Huddle is a 22-year veteran with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. He has held assignments in Patrol, Field Training, Mobile Field Force, SWAT, Background Investigation, Administrative Investigative Team, Motors, and was a supervisor in the Detective Major Crimes Unit. As a Lieutenant, he was a Patrol Station Commander, managed the K9 Unit and FTO Program. He later served as the Sheriff’s Adjutant and supervised the Coroner’s Bureau, Special Projects, PIO and was a department emergency manager. As a Commander, he currently oversees the South County Patrol Operations Division. He is assigned as an Incident Commander for the Santa Barbara County’s Type 3 Incident Management Team. Kevin earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the California State University at Long Beach. He graduated from the POST Supervisory Leadership Institute Class 277 and attended PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police Class 67. Kevin is a recent graduate from California POST Command College Class 66. Kevin has taught at the Allan Hancock Law Enforcement Academy since 2008. Kevin spends his free time mountain biking and training for Adventure Races.