Anthony Ray, Commander

CMD Anthony Ray

Anthony Ray

Sheriff's Commander

Commander Tony Ray joined the Sheriff’s Department in August of 1991 where he graduated from the 11th Corrections Academy. In 1995, he graduated from the 28th Regional Law Enforcement Academy.

As a deputy he worked at the Las Colinas Men's Detentions Facility and the George Bailey Detention Facility. He also worked at the Santee Patrol Station as a patrol deputy and community oriented policing. His final deputy assignment was with Law Enforcement Support.

Tony was promoted to sergeant in 2005 where was worked at the Santee Patrol Station, and the Division of Inspectional Services. As a Lieutenant, he was assigned to the Communications Center, the Lemon Grove Patrol Station, and the San Diego Law Enforcement Coordination Center. As a Captain, Tony was assigned to oversee the Personnel Division and the Santee Patrol Station.

Commander Ray is currently assigned to the Law Enforcement Services Bureau, where his responsibilities include the Emergency Services Division, Crime Analysis, Crime Prevention, Sheriff’s Licensing, the Regional Crime Lab, Property/Evidence, the Communication Center, Information Led Policing, Records Management System and Volunteer Services.

Commander Ray graduated from session #262 of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 2015. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.