Officer Recognition

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The Moreno Valley Police Department recognizes these officers for excellent performance in serving the City of Moreno Valley.

Officer of the Quarter

Fourth Quarter, 2014

Officer Kamron Honore

Prior to his service with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Officer Honore served in the United States Navy. In 2006 Officer Honore joined the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. After the academy, Officer Honore was assigned to the Southwest Detention Center. In 2008 Officer Honore transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Station. Officer Honore worked patrol in Moreno Valley for three years. Officer Honore is currently assigned to the Burglary Suppression Team.

 

Kamron Honore

Third Quarter, 2014

Officer David Saludes

Prior to his service with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Officer Saludes was an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). In 2006 Officer Saludes joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and attended the Riverside Sheriff's Academy. After the academy, Officer Saludes was assigned to the Southwest Detention Center. In 2009 Officer Saludes was transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Station, where he worked a patrol position after completing the field training program Officer. Officer Saludes is currently assigned to the School Resource Officer Unit.

 

David Saludes

Second Quarter, 2014

Officer Carlos Leon

Officer Leon served in the United States Army from 1989 to 2002. In, 2005 Officer Leon joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and attended the Riverside Sheriff's Academy. After the academy, Officer Leon was assigned to the Riverside Superior Court. In 2007, Officer Leon was transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Station, where he worked a patrol position after completing the field training program Officer. Officer Leon is currently assigned to the Special Enforcement Team, Burglary/Robbery Suppression Unit.

 

Officer Carlos Leon

First Quarter, 2014

Officer Christopher Loucks

In 2005, Officer Loucks joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and attended the Riverside County Sheriff's Academy. After the academy, Officer Loucks was assigned to work at the Robert Presley Detention Center. In December of 2006, Officer Loucks was transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Station, where he worked a patrol position after completing the field training program. In 2009 Officer Loucks was awarded the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Lifesaving Medal. Officer Loucks is currently assigned to the Traffic Division, Motor Unit, within the Moreno Valley Police Department.

 

Officer Christopher Loucks

Second Quarter, 2012

Officer Robert Mills

In, 2005 Officer Mills joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and attended the Riverside Sheriff's Academy. After the academy, Officer Mills was assigned to the Robert Presley Detention Center. In November 2006, Officer Mills was transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Station, where he currently works a patrol position as a field training officer. Officer Mills is a long time resident of Moreno Valley and is proud to serve his hometown.

 

 

Officer Robert Mills

First Quarter, 2012

Officer Victor Magana

In 2005, Officer Magana joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department and attended the Riverside County Sheriff's Academy. After the academy, Officer Magana was assigned to work at the Robert Presley Detention Center. In April of 2008, Officer Magana was transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Station, where he worked a patrol position after completing the field training program. Officer Magana is currently assigned to the Special Enforcement Team Gang Unit, within the Moreno Valley Police Department


Officer Victor Magana

Fourth Quarter, 2011

Officer Ernie Esquibel

Officer Ernie Esquibel was hired by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on July 16, 2007. He attended the Riverside Sheriff's Academy and graduated on January 29, 2008. Officer Esquibel was transferred to the Moreno Valley station, where he was assigned to Patrol and as a school resource officer.

Officer Esquibel is currently assigned to the Special Enforcement Team - Career Criminal Apprehension Team and has been specifically working with Gang Intervention within our City. During his short time with the team, Officer Esquibel has already made over 220 felony arrests this year.

 

Photo of Officer Ernie Esquibel

Third Quarter, 2011

Investigator Duke Viveros

Investigator Duke Viveros joined the Riverside County Sheriffs Department in 1986, where he worked at the Riverside County jail. Two years later Investigator Viveros was transferred to the Moreno Valley station and worked a patrol position along with the Special Enforcement Team (SET) narcotics and gangs. Investigator Viveros promoted to the Investigator Bureau, within the station in 2000 and worked homicide, robberies and sexual assault cases. During his time as an investigator, Duke Viveros has had several accomplishments to include, officer of the quarter and Latino Officer of the Year. Investigator Viveros is currently assigned to the Special Enforcement Team working cases consisting of gangs and narcotics.

 

Investigator Duke Viveros

Second Quarter, 2011

Officer Kevin Dixon

In 2007, Officer Dixon joined the Riverside Sheriffs Department and attended the Riverside Sheriffs Academy. After the academy, Office Dixon was assigned to patrol at the Moreno Valley Police Department , in 2008.

Officer Dixon was later assigned to the Special Enforcement Team, Gang Unit, from August 2010 to March 2011. Officer Dixon is currently assigned to a Patrol position, within the Moreno Valley Police Department.

 

Photo of Officer Kevin Dixon

First Quarter, 2011

Officer Michael Koehler

In 2005, Officer Koehler joined the Riverside Sheriffs Department and attended the Riverside Sheriffs Academy where he was elected Class President by his peers. Officer Koehler was assigned to Patrol Operations at MVPD where he worked uniform patrol and as a Field Training Officer, until joining the Problem Oriented Policing Team, in September 2008. Officer Koehler is currently assigned to the Problem Oriented Policing Team where he works to address quality of life issues for Moreno Valley residents.

Photo of Officer Michael Koehler

Fourth Quarter, 2010

Cpl. Michael Lopez

Cpl. Michael Lopez has been employed with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department since April 21' 1981. Cpl. Lopez was transferred to the city of Sunnymead in 1983, one year prior to the city incorporating as Moreno Valley. While assigned to Moreno Valley, Cpl. Lopez has worked as a School Resource Officer, a gang officer, with the Special Enforcement Team and is currently working a patrol position.

Photo of Cpl. Mike Lopez

Third Quarter, 2010

Officer Ted Morgan

Officer Morgan has been a Police Officer since 1996.  Prior to being assigned to the Moreno Valley Police Department, he worked at the Southwest Detention Center as a patrol officer, along with the Jurupa Valley Station. 

Officer Morgan expressed an interest in being a Motor Officer and was transferred to the Moreno Valley Police Department in 2004.  From 2004 to 2005, Officer Morgan worked as a patrol officer and was recognized twice by the Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce for his numerous arrests for vehicle thefts, burglaries, narcotics sales and  possession cases.  

In 2005, Officer Morgan was selected to join the Moreno Valley Motor Team, where he is currently assigned. During his time as a motor officer, Officer Morgan received a Unit Citation Award from the Sheriff and numerous awards from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).

 

Officer Ted Morgan

Second Quarter, 2010

Officer Kevin Couch

Officer Kevin Couch began his law enforcement career at the Moreno Valley Police Department, in September of 1999, where he worked a patrol position and as a school resource officer for Moreno Valley High School.

Officer Couch is currently assigned to Administration, within the Moreno Valley Police Station. Officer Couch oversees numerous station construction projects, along with being the safety officer for the Moreno Valley Police Department.

Photo of Officer Kevin Couch

Officer of the Year: 2014

Officer Jason Slover

Officer Jason Slover began his career with the Riverside Sheriff’s Department in 2003. He has worked the Robert Presley Detention Center, Cabazon Station, and the Moreno Valley Station. Officer Slover is currently assigned to the Moreno Valley Traffic Bureau. In 2014, Officer Slover arrested 114 suspects for Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Officer Slover has received MADD’s “Century Award” for three consecutive years. Officer Slover has been recognized by the community of Moreno Valley as helping keep the streets safe.

 

Jason Slover

Officer of the Year: 2013

Officer Richard Dixon

Officer Richard Dixon served in the United States Marine Corps for 25 years. Officer Dixon began his law enforcement career at the Moreno Valley police Department, in September of 2005. While assigned to the Moreno Valley Station, he has worked various patrol shifts, as a School Resource Officer, and on the Special Enforcement Team. Officer Dixon has been recognized by the community of Moreno Valley as making a difference.

 

 

Richard Dixon

Officer of the Year: 2011

Investigator Duke Viveros

Investigator Viveros received this honor based upon his outstanding work, determination, and tenacity during his investigation of sexual assaults against children. Moreno Valley's City Council, staff, and residents appreciate feeling safer and knowing that criminals are off the street because of Investigator Viveros' diligent work. Investigator Viveros began his employment with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in 1986. He worked a variety of assignments as a deputy and in 2000 he was promoted to the rank of Investigator. In 2010, Investigator Viveros transferred back to the Moreno Valley Police Department where he specializes in the investigation of crimes against children. He has been serving the residents of Moreno Valley a total of almost 19 years. Moreno Valley thanks Investigator Viveros for his dedication and honors him as the City's 2011 Officer of the Year!

 

Officer Bodnar has been a police officer for approximately 5 ½ years. While working at the Moreno Police Department, Officer Bodnar has worked various patrol shifts and was recently selected to work a newly formed Robbery Suppression Team, for Moreno Valley. Officer Bodnar was selected to this team because of his reputation for solving complicated and sometimes lengthy investigations while on patrol. Once assigned to the team, Officer Bodnar quickly proved to be valuable asset.

 

Photo of Officer Bodner

Officer of the Year: 2009

Officer Kent Eckenrode began his law enforcement career at the Moreno Valley police Department, in September of 2005. While assigned to the Moreno Valley Station, he has worked various patrol shifts, and is currently assigned to the Burglary Suppression Team. Officer Kent Eckenrode was recognized by his peers for being a true leader and an asset to the Moreno Valley police Department.


Photo of Officer Kent Eckenrode

Officer Sean Brown began his law enforcement career in September of 2000 and had been assigned to the Moreno Valley Police Department in April of 2003.Officer Brown has worked a variety of assignments that include corrections, field patrol, Problem Oriented Policing and the special Enforcement Team. Because of his outstanding performance and selflessness, Officer Brown has been selected Officer of the year, 2008. Shortly after receiving this recognition, Officer Brown was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and is now assigned to the Southwest station.

 

Photo of Officer Sean Brown

 

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