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.
Deputy Chief of Operations
In the past eighteen years, he has had several assignments to include; the Patrol Division, Bicycle Patrol Unit, Crimes Against Property, Patrol Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Training Unit Administrator, and Watch Commander for Watches II and III.
In 2020, he transitioned into his current position as Captain of the Special Services Division, which encompasses Internal Affairs, Professional Standards and Training, School Resource Officers, and the Code Enforcement Unit.
Captain Martin received his master’s degree from Capella University in Criminal Justice.
Watch I and II Captain - Patrol
Captain Rider was responsible for helping the Department achieve accredited status by the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police in 2003, including two re-accreditation cycles since the original award date. Captain Rider was also responsible for helping the Department achieve accredited status by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. in 2017.
Captain Rider earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology/Criminology from the University of Southern Colorado in 2000, and he is also a 2012 graduate of the FBI National Academy Session 250.
Watch III Captain - Patrol
During the past 25 years Captain Corey Purvis has worked in several different assignments to include Patrol Division, Training Officer, Academy Instructor, Bicycle Patrol, Special Victims Unit, Crimes Against Property, Crimes Against Persons, Patrol Sergeant, Crimes Against Persons Sergeant, Internal Affairs Sergeant.
Captain Purvis brings an extensive background in investigations and has led the department in areas of Peer Support and Supervisory Leadership. In April of 2022 he was promoted to the rank of Captain in his current position of Watch III Captain-Operations Bureau.
Captain Purvis earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice from the University of Colorado and is working towards a Master’s degree.