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The Town of Rangely Police Department

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Chief of Police Ti Hamblin
Chief of Police Ti Hamblin

Chief TiRynn Hamblin began his career in Law Enforcement in 2005, working for the Rifle Police Department and the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office prior to his employment with the Rangely Police Department.  He joined the Rangely Police Department in 2011.

Chief Hamblin is a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) through the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT-B) than 5 years. Hamblin’s area of expertise throughout his career has been DUI enforcement and criminal/drug interdiction.

Chief Hamblin is an instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, Taser, Intoxilyzer 9000 and Below 100. He has taught each of these subjects and many more at the Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) Ranger Academy.  He has worked as an adjunct instructor for the CNCC Rangely Academy since 2015.

Chief Hamblin is a graduate of the University of Denver’s Public Safety Leadership Development Program and the recipient of the FBI LEEDA Trilogy award in leadership. He is currently enrolled at Arizona State where he is working on a Bachelor of Science in Public Service & Public Policy (Emergency Management & Homeland Security).

Lieutenant Rich Garner
Lieutenant Rich Garner

Lieutenant Rich Garner brings a vast amount of personal and professional experience to the Rangely Police Department and the citizens of Rangely. 40 years of public service and community involvement has shaped his personal as well as his professional life.

Lt. Garner was raised in the Roaring Fork Valley of Western Colorado and after High School spent the next seven years in the United States Army.  He was assigned to the Signal Corps and served in Europe, Korea, and stateside postings. During his last two years in the Army he served as a reserve Police Officer for the small town of Chapman, Kansas.

In 1989 Lt. Garner concluded his military service and came home to realize his childhood dream of becoming a law enforcement officer. He attended the Colorado Peace Officers Standards and Training Law Enforcement Academy in the spring of 1990, at the Colorado Mountain Collage in Glenwood Springs while serving as a Reserve Deputy for the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. After graduation Lt. Garner started his full-time law enforcement career in the small town of Del Norte, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley. From there he went on to work for the Rio Grande Sheriff’s Department and then on to the Grand County Sheriff’s Department in Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado.

Lt. Garner spent 10 years (1994-2004) at the Grand County Sheriff’s Department, working his way through the ranks to become the Senior Patrol Sergeant. During his time at Grand County Sheriff’s Department, he held numerous assignments to include Field Training Officer, Handgun Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, the agency’s first Patrol Rifle Instructor, SWAT Sniper, SWAT Assistant Team Leader, and Snowmobile and Boat Patrol officer. He was one of the founding members of the Grand County Special Response Team. He held the ranks of deputy, corporal, and sergeant.

Lt. Garner left Grand County Sheriff’s Office to answer his country’s call for service in the middle east during the War on Terror. He was recruited by the United States Department of State to assist in the war effort as part of a 500-person team, chosen from thousands of law enforcement officers across the country. After a month of testing and advanced training, he was sent to Iraq and served as a Subject Matter Expert in law enforcement operations as an International Police Advisor.

Lt. Garner spent the first 8 months in Iraq imbedded with the 1st Infantry Division, and then the 42nd Infantry Division, in the City of Samarra Iraq. Lt. Garner was part of a four-man team that was tasked with recruiting, training, mentoring, and over-seeing the 600-man Samarra Police Department. During the last 5 months in Iraq Lt. Garner served on the Mobil Training Team in Baghdad and the surrounding areas. The team consisted of ten people with backgrounds that specialized in advanced police training disciplines including firearms, defensive tactics, SWAT operations, and vehicle operations. The team would travel to remote police stations and conduct training, mentoring, and assist with tactical and investigative operations. The Mobil Training Team also served as an additional Dignitary Protection Team in the Baghdad operations area.

Lt. Garner returned to Granby Colorado and assisted the town of Granby with starting a police department. He assisted with setting up the fledgling department and served as its first Field Training Officer and Department Rangemaster. Lt. Garner served as a senior member of the Granby Police Department until his return to the middle east, this time serving in Afghanistan.

Lt. Garner was reactivated by the U.S. State Department and assigned once again as an International Police Advisor, this time in the remote southern province of Zabul in the country of Afghanistan. The province covers approx. 6700 square miles with the capital city being Qulat. Lt. Garner oversaw, and was the lead instructor for, a small two-week in-service academy in Qulat. He taught a wide variety of subject including human rights, basic investigations, patrol operations and basic firearms instruction. With a crippling shortage of instructors Garner recruited and trained five members of the Afghan National Police to serve as assistant instructors. He also assisted with training new officer at the regional training center in Kandahar. When not running the academy Lt. Garner would visit remote police stations, usually only accessed by convoy or by helicopter, to assist those departments with internal affairs investigations, training, or deployment of resources.

Upon returning home, Lt. Garner and his family decided to relocate to Rangely. He started working for Sheriff Si Woodruff and the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and finally felt like he was right where he always wanted to be, home. Lt. Garner worked for the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office from 2009 till 2014 when he made the difficult decision to retire from Law Enforcement. During his time at Rio Blanco Sheriff’s Office, he served as a Patrol Sergeant in Rangely and the departments Rangemaster. He was a Field Training Officer, Level 1 DOT inspector, Handgun Instructor, Shotgun Instructor, Rifle Instructor and Select Fire Instructor.

Although retired, Lt. Garner’s public service did not end. He went back into Law Enforcement with the Rangely Police Department from 2016 to 2017. He then served two separate times on the Rangely Town Council and was a 4-H shooting sports leader in both Small-Bore Rifle and Shotgun and a leader in Western Heritage for eight years. Teaching children how to shoot, safely and competently, was one of the most rewarding experiences ever. During this period, he worked in the Oil & Gas industry as a Training and Safety Coordinator, a Corporate Safety Manager, and a Construction Safety Consultant.

In 2020 Lt. Garner decided to give up his council seat and return to law enforcement by joining the Rangely Police Department as a Patrol Sergeant. Since then, he has been promoted to Patrol Lieutenant, the second in command of the department, and oversees the Field Training Program, the armory, and is the department rangemaster, overseeing all firearms training and qualifications, and in-service training.

Police Officer Brad Burr
Police Officer Brad Burr

Officer Bradley Burr has more than 27 years of experience in law enforcement.  In 1987 he joined the Provo City Police Department in Provo, Utah.  From that time until 2014 he worked for Provo City Police and at times Brigham Young University Police.

During his law enforcement career, he spent 11 years as a School Resource Officer and seven years as a supervisor. He also supervised the police bike team at Brigham Young University Police and worked as a field training officer.  During his time with the Provo Police Department, he became an Emergency Vehicle Operations instructor wherein he trained officers all over the state along with the agencies he worked for.  He served in this capacity for approximately 18 years.

Officer Burr has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Weber State University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Brigham Young University.

He and his wife Cynthia have seven children.  Their youngest is a senior at Rangely High School.

Police Officer Clinton Kilduff

Officer Kilduff was born and raised in Meeker Colorado. He graduated from Meeker High School in 2009, and attended and graduated from University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor’s in criminal justice in 2013. He began his Law Enforcement Career with the Weld County Sheriff’s Office as a Detentions Deputy in the fall of 2013.

He moved his wife and young family back to Meeker in January of 2015 and began his tenor with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. He held the positions of Dentitions Deputy, Detentions Sergeant, and Patrol Deputy in his 6 years with the Sheriff’s Office. He attended and graduated POST Academy in the fall of 2018 at the Western Colorado Community College in Grand Junction. In 2019 he accepted his Patrol Deputy position on the west end of the county and moved his family to Rangely. In his time at the Sheriff Office, he received many trainings to include Field Training Officer, Crisis Intervention, and Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement.

After working as a patrol deputy, and while assisting with the Rangely High School Baseball team, he was recruited by the Rangely Jr./Sr. High School to become the Agriculture Teacher. He spent the 2021/22 School Year teaching and maintaining the Rangely High School Future Farmers of America Chapter. While teaching he coached Rangely Middle School Boys and Girls Basketball. Following the school year, he chose to return to Law Enforcement, and in August of 2022 he was hired by the Rangely Police Department.

Officer Kilduff is married and has 3 young children involved in the Rangely School District. Officer Kilduff aspires to obtain the training required to be a School Resource Officer, Driving Instructor, and eventually regain his Field Training Officer position. Officer Kilduff also plans on remaining involved in coaching youth sports as an assistant.

Police Officer Daryl Johnson

Officer Daryl Johnson was born in Sterling, Illinois and was raised in Milledgeville, Illinois, being 1 of 10 children. He graduated from Milledgeville High School in 2009. Shortly after graduation, he attended two semesters at Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois, for Computer Technology before enlisting in the Army in 2010, as an Infantryman. Officer Johnson was stationed in Fort Wainwright, Alaska and deployed to Afghanistan from 2011-2012. After his active-duty contract for the Army ended, he switched to the Army Reserves and planned to re-class to Military Police. Ultimately, Officer Johnson got out of the Military at the beginning of 2018, receiving an honorable discharge.

Shortly after active-duty, Officer Johnson moved back to Illinois with his family and in 2014 enrolled in Sauk Valley Community College where he obtained an associate degree in law enforcement. At the beginning of 2015, he became employed with the Polo Fire Department, resigning at the beginning of 2022. While working towards his degree, Officer Johnson also did an internship with the Polo Police Department. He graduated from Sauk Valley Community College in 2016 and later decided to attend Western Illinois University for his bachelor’s degree majoring in law enforcement and justice administration and minoring in fire science. 

In 2021 Officer Johnson’s law enforcement career took off. He was hired by the Freeport Police Department and attended the Southwestern Illinois Police Academy in Belleville, Illinois. Shortly after graduating from the Police Academy, he ended up working for his hometown police department in Milledgeville, Illinois. During his time with Milledgeville Police Department, from the end of 2021 to the beginning of 2023, he also rode along with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. At the beginning of 2023, Officer Johnson decided to make a big move from Illinois to Dinosaur, Colorado where he was employed as a Deputy Marshal for the town. During his employment with the Dinosaur Marshal’s Office, Officer Johnson also attended an 11-day refresher academy, at Highlands Ranch in Colorado, to obtain his POST certification. Officer Johnson is married and has two daughters and one son.



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