pueblo police

Operations Bureau

Organization & Bureau Responsibilities

The Operations Bureau of the Pueblo Police Department consists of the Patrol Division and the Traffic Division. The command structure of the Operations Bureau consists of Deputy Chief Noeller and three captains assigned to the Patrol Division.

Noeller_ChrisDeputy Chief of Operations

Deputy Chief Chris Noeller has served with the Pueblo Police Department since 1996.  In the past twenty-two years, he has had numerous assignments to include; the Patrol Division, Narcotics Unit, DEA Task Force, SWAT Team, Traffic Unit, and a temporary assignment to Internal Affairs.  He received his master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University.  He has served as the Deputy Chief of Operations since November of 2017, when he was promoted from Watch Commander of Watch IV.  Deputy Chief Noeller understands the importance of building relationships between the community and the police department and works proactively building these relationships.  He also believes strongly in the philosophy that leadership drives everything, because “how we treat our officers has a direct impact on how our officers treat the public”.  Deputy Chief Noeller leads the department’s Operations Bureau which includes the Patrol Division, Traffic Unit, Bicycle Patrol Unit, UAS Team, Peer Support, Pueblo Police Chaplain’s Corps, the Police Department’s Honor Guard Team, and PTO Program.

Capt TaylorWatch I Watch Commander

Captain Dustin Taylor has been with the Pueblo Police Department since 2004 and is the current Watch Commander for Watch I, which works from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
 Over the past sixteen years, he has had the opportunity to serve in several areas of the department to include the Patrol Division as a Patrol Officer and the Criminal Investigations Division as a Detective in the Special Victims Unit. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2013 and supervised in the Patrol Division until 2014 when he transferred to the Training Division as the Supervisor overseeing the Pueblo Police Department Police Academy and Inservice Training. In 2016 Captain Taylor returned to the Special Victims Unit as the Supervisor and served there until his promotion to Captain in November of 2020.
 Since 2015 Captain Taylor has been a Certified Bomb Technician for the Pueblo Police Department and commanded the Pueblo Metro Bomb Squad. 

Capt AndersonWatch II & III Watch Commander

Captain Daniel Anderson has been with the Pueblo Police Department since 1995.
 In the past 25 years, he has had several assignments to include; Patrol Division, Crimes Against Children, Computer Forensics, Patrol Sergeant, SWAT Sergeant, and Narcotics Sergeant. Captain Anderson received his bachelor of science degree from Grand Canyon University in Public Safety and Emergency Management.
  He is currently assigned as the Watch Commander for Watches II and III currently overseeing the PTO program, UAV program, and Bike Patrol. 

Capt RummelWatch IV Watch Commander

Captain Tom Rummel is the Watch Commander for the Department’s “Graveyard Shift” – Watch IV, which works from 10:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m. Capt. Rummel started with the Department in 1993 and has served in each of the Department’s major areas in various capacities. He holds a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Colorado at Denver and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command.