Rangely Police Force
- Ti Hamblin, Chief of Police
Chief TiRynn Hamblin started 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), a Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT-B) as well as the Rangely Police Department K9 Handler. Chief Hamblin and K9 Eiko have been a certified team for more than 5 years. Chief Hamblin continues to work K9 Eiko in his capacity as Chief of Police. Hamblin’s area of expertise throughout his career has been DUI enforcement and criminal/drug interdiction. He also serves as the agency’s Public Information Officer.
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’s of Science in Public Service & Public Policy (Emergency Management & Homeland Security).
- Jesse Leech, Corporal
Corporal Leech has been employed with the Rangely Police Department since January of 2019. His collateral duties have included Quartermaster duties, armory custodian, as well as the Department’s Motor Pool Officer. He graduated from Colorado Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice along with a minor in Psychology.
Corporal Leech is a certified All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Instructor wherein he holds bi-monthly ATV safety training for the citizens of Rangely. He is also assigned as the School Resource Officer for the Rangely School District, a POST certified Handgun Instructor as well as a Critical Incident Officer (CIT).
Before joining the Rangely Police Department, Corporal Leech was employed with Schlumberger Oilfield service for over seven year. He also worked as a heavy equipment operator for a reclamation company in the southern part of Colorado.
He is a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps wherein he attained the rank of Sergeant and held various positions throughout his service. In 2006 he was deployed to Iraq as well as several other peace time deployments. He graduated several specialized Military Occupational Specialty Schools throughout his service.
- Daniel Connor
Officer Daniel Connor is a Rangely native, graduating from Rangely High School in 2016. He joined the Rangely Police Department as an Officer in 2019 and currently holds many positions within the Department.
At the age of 17, between his junior and senior year of high school, Officer Connor enlisted in the Utah Army National Guard with the 116th Engineer Company. He continues to serve in the National Guard and finds the National Guard trainings to be beneficial to his Law Enforcement career.
Officer Connor is also part of the Search and Extraction Team for Utah. In addition, he maintains a Hazardous Materials: Operations Level, HAZ2 certification. He continually attends trainings across the United States to keep this certification current.
In addition to his law enforcement position, he really enjoys spending time with his squad as well as all the trainings the National Guard provides.
His favorite part of being an Officer in Rangely is being on the road, where he can interact with the community on a day-to-day basis. His goal is to keep the Rangely community a safe and great place to live!
- Jordan Hughes
Officer Jordan Hughes is from Savannah, Georgia. He moved to Rangely in 2015. He is a 2020 graduate of the Technical College of the Rockies Law Enforcement Training Academy. He began working for the Rangely Police Department immediately after his graduation in June of 2020.
Officer Hughes spends his time studying history and geography and is hoping to eventually earn a degree in both subjects. His interest in history stems from the history rich area surrounding Rangely. When not working he enjoys spending much of his time in the wide-open spaces surrounding Rangely exploring local history.
He hopes to further his career in Law Enforcement and wishes to continue serving the Town of Rangely for the foreseeable future.
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