Commander Thomas Trujillo is a native of Boulder and has been with the Boulder Police Department for 36 years. He is currently in charge of the Investigations Unit.
He is the Coordinator for the Boulder County Investigation Team, and a member of the Boulder Incident Management Team. He joined the Boulder Police Department in 1986 after working as a reserve deputy at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. He was also a paramedic at A-1 Ambulance in Boulder.
Commander Trujillo holds a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice - Executive Leadership from the University of Colorado-Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix.
He was promoted to commander in January of 2014. Previous assignments have included ten years as a detective sergeant, the last five years of which he headed up the Major Crimes Unit. He was a supervisor on the Boulder County Investigative Team and a SWAT Negotiator team leader. Before being promoted to sergeant in 2003, he worked in a variety of positions in patrol and in detectives.