Commander - Patrol, Watch II & III
Commander Tom Trujillo is in charge of the officers on Watches II and III, and also oversees the Neighborhood Impact Team on University Hill.
Commander Trujillo is a native of Boulder and has been with the Boulder Police Department for 30 years. 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 executive leadership in criminal justice 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.