Commander - Traffic and Special Events
Commander Kerry Yamaguchi has been with the department since 1991. Promoted to Sergeant in 1998, he worked a variety of assignments including Patrol, Narcotics (Boulder County Drug Task Force), Detectives (Major Crimes Unit) and the Professional Standards Unit. He was promoted to Commander in December of 2014.
He is currently responsible for overseeing the traffic unit, special events and patrol administration. He also manages the Police Training Officer (PTO) program for new officers.
The Traffic Unit consists of 13 traffic officers, 4 accident report specialists, two sergeants and the commander. The unit is responsible for traffic enforcement and accident investigations. Officers have special training to document and investigate serious injury and fatal accidents.
Commander Yamaguchi is a Colorado native and a graduate of CU Boulder with a BA in Mathematics.