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Antioch Police

Contact Info

Emergency   911

Police Department
Tel: (925) 779-6900

Tel: (925) 778-2441 *9

Business & Lobby Hours
8 am – 5 pm Mon – Fri

Antioch Police Facility
300 L Street
Antioch, CA 94509

Brian Addington
Acting Chief of Police
Acting Captain Joe Vigil
Support Services
Acting Captain Patrick Wentz
Field Services
Lieutenant John Fortner
Field Services
Acting Lieutenant Matt Koch
Field Services
Lieutenant Desmond Bittner
Investigations Bureau
Lieutenant Mellone
Professional Standards
Dispatch Supervisor Stacey Malsom
Professional Standards
Records Supervisor Amanda Nelson
Professional Standards

Antioch Police Department

Antioch Police Chief Biography

Brian Addington, Acting Chief of Police

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Chief Addington has a distinguished career spanning three decades in law enforcement, culminating in his retirement from the Pittsburg Police Department in July 2022, where he served as Police Chief for a decade. With a diverse background encompassing executive and command roles, he transitioned to the private sector post-2022, offering consultancy services to law enforcement agencies throughout California.

Throughout his tenure at the Pittsburg Police Department, Chief Addington prioritized transparency and fostering community-police relations. His modernization initiatives resulted in a notable 10% reduction in crime rates and a remarkable 100% increase in departmental diversity.

Chief Addington’s leadership ethos revolves around progressive training methodologies, technological innovation, and fostering collaborative partnerships with communities. Recognizing the pivotal role of community support in effective policing, he has shared his expertise on community engagement with various prestigious organizations, including the California Police Chiefs’ Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Chief Addington holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Chapman University. He is a distinguished Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy graduate, California P.O.S.T. Command College, and the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.

Chief Addington is honored to serve as Antioch’s Interim Police Chief and is dedicated to fostering community trust, safety, and accountability through proactive engagement and innovative strategies.

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