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 Services Bureau

Organization & Bureau Responsibilities

The Services Bureau of the Pueblo Police Department is broken down into the following five divisions: Criminal Investigation Division, Special Investigation Division, Special Services Division, Support Services Division, and Community Services Division. Each division is supervised by a captain, and Deputy Chief Michael Bennett is the head of the entire bureau.

Garcia_JosephDeputy Chief of Services

Acting Deputy Chief Garcia is a veteran of the U.S. Army and a Pueblo native who has been with the Pueblo Police Department since 1991.
 
 In the past twenty-nine years he has had numerous assignments to include Patrol Division, Crimes Against Property, Crimes Against Children, Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, CALEA Accreditation, and Watch Commander for Watches I, II and II. He is currently assigned to Support Services. The Support Services Division encompasses the Communication Center, Property & Evidence, Records Section, Fleet, Building Maintenance, and all Technology driven equipment for the Department.
 
 Captain Garcia has an AAS degree in Avionics and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice.

Capt AndersonCriminal Investigation Division

Captain Dan Anderson 

Capt BodmerSpecial Investigation Division

Captain Jeff Bodmer has worked for the Pueblo Police Department since September 1990. He is currently assigned as the Captain over the Special Investigation Division which consists of the SWAT Team, Crisis Negotiation Team, Bomb Squad, Identification Section, Narcotics Section, K9 Unit, Criminal Information Section, and DEA, ATF, FBI Task Force Involvements.
 
 Over a 28-year career Captain Bodmer has had the opportunity to work several assignments throughout the Department including: patrol officer, field training officer, detective, firearms instructor, patrol sergeant, detective sergeant in the special operations section, detective sergeant in the narcotics/vice section, patrol watch commander, and his current assignment over the Special Investigation Division. Captain Bodmer has also been an instructor for the Pueblo Law Enforcement Academy for the past 20 years teaching firearms, building searches and active shooter response.
 
 Captain Bodmer earned a bachelor of science degree from Colorado State University- Fort Collins, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy session 247 and actively seeks out on-going training and educational opportunities. 

Capt MartinSpecial Services Division

Captain James Martin has been with the Pueblo Police Department since 2002.
 
 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. 

Capt BravoSupport Services Division

Captain Eric Bravo is a 29 year veteran of the Pueblo Police department. He has worked in Patrol, Narcotics, Investigations/Crimes Against Persons and most recently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division as Commander. He spent 21 years on the SWAT team as both an operator and supervisor.
 
 Captain Bravo holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Southern Colorado and a master’s degree in Executive Leadership/ Criminal Justice from CU Denver. 

Capt RiderCommunity Services Division

Captain Kenny Rider has been a member of the Pueblo Police Department since 2001. Captain Rider has worked in several different areas throughout the Department, including the Patrol Division, Traffic Section, Crimes Against Property Section, Special Victims Section, Training Section, and most recently the Community Services Division.
 
 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.