Captain Sweaza

Captain Sweaza began his law enforcement career in 1990 as a Reserve Officer for Garden Grove Police Department. In 1991 he was hired by Costa Mesa Police Department as a Senior Reserve Officer.

In 1997 he was hired as a Fountain Valley Police Officer, working a variety of assignments, including Patrol, Field Training Officer, Sex Crimes Detective and Crisis Negotiator for West County SWAT.

In 2006 he was promoted to Police Sergeant and worked in Patrol and later in the Detective Bureau.

He promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2012, assigned to the patrol division and the investigative bureau.

Captain Sweaza promoted to his current rank in June 2018 and is assigned as the Department’s Patrol Division Commander.

Captain Sweaza has a Masters Degree in Administration of Justice and is a graduate of the California POST Command College.