A message from Chief Bejarano:
Please join me in congratulating the newest members of our CVPD management team. Effective Friday, September 24, Lt. Gary Ficacci is promoted to Captain, and Lt. Fritz Reber's position becomes permanent.
Captain Ficacci was hired as a peace officer by the CVPD in 1989. During his career he has worked a variety of assignments. He was a member of the Narcotics Enforcement Team, a Detective and a Supervisor of the Crimes of Violence unit, and most recently he managed the Investigative Division before returning to Patrol as a Watch Commander. Captain Ficacci was also a member of SWAT for several years, eventually achieving the position of Team Commander.
Lt. Reber was hired as a Peace Officer in 1991, and has also worked a variety of patrol and investigative assignments. He was a member of the department's Street Team, a detective and a Supervisor at the Regional Auto Theft Task Force, and a supervisor in Professional Standards before returning to Patrol as an Acting Lieutenant. Like Captain Ficacci, Lt. Reber was also a member of SWAT.
Captain Ficacci will lead the Investigations Division. Captain Gary Wedge will assume responsibility for Patrol Operations. The third Captain position will remain unfilled at this times.
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