Covering Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Solano, and Sonoma Counties
POST Regional Training Consultant
Simon began his law enforcement career at age 17 as an explorer scout with the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. In 1987, he joined the U.C. Berkeley Police Department where he was assigned as a patrol officer, bomb technician, background investigator and field training officer.
In 1994, he transferred to the San Francisco Police Department where he served in 7 of the 10 district stations. He was a training officer for the basic academy, an inspector in the investigations bureau, and was in charge of the field training program, the legal division, the homeland security unit, and the Richmond district police station. He commanded citywide overnight operations before retiring as a captain in 2018.
Simon is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley, the Senior Management Institute for Police, the POST Executive Development Course, and the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (for which he also served as a facilitator).