Antioch Police Department Careers

Antioch Police Physical Agility

Interested in a Career in Law Enforcement? The Antioch Police Department is always looking to recruit new officers.  Current available positions are: Police Officer Lateral (continuous) Police Academy Graduate/Student (continuous) Police Trainee (continuous) A new Antioch Police Department Careers Facebook Page has been created to assist interested parties in understanding the recruitment process and the recruitment timeline. If you or someone you know has interest in a career in enforcement, follow Antioch Police Department Careers page.   Here is the Read More …

Antioch Police Explorers

This past weekend the Antioch Police Explorers attended a 3-day competition in Ripon, CA. They were evaluated on 16 different realistic scenarios such as domestic violence investigation, active shooter, traffic stop, and crime scene investigation to name a few. They competed against 40 other Explorer Posts, with over 400 participants coming from as far as Utah and San Diego. Our Explorers had trained very hard for this event. Their hard work and dedication paid off as they were awarded the Read More …

Antioch Police Department Takes 1st Place in 2018 SWAT Fitness

Antioch Police department SWAT Fitness Challenge

Members of the Antioch Police Department SWAT team participated and took first place in the 2018 SWAT Fitness Challenge! The event took place on June 26th at the Alameda Sheriff’s Training Center in Dublin. This event is an endurance race made up of four-person SWAT teams from across the state. Our team consisted of Lieutenant Desmond Bittner and Detectives Rick Hoffman, Casey Brogdon, and Tom Smith who competed against 25 other teams. This was our fifth time participating, having previously Read More …

Captain Aguinaga featured on Ancestry.com

Retired-Captain Aguinaga and the Antioch Police Department were recently featured in an Ancestry.com video. The video briefly documents some of the history of the Antioch Police department and the women and men who have served our community in years gone by. Captain Aguinaga, an avid history buff with an interest in genealogy, came across a large cache of photos, long forgotten in a stack of nondescript boxes in the corner of the police department. Many of the pictures feature historical Read More …

Antioch Police Department Runs for a Cause

Special Olympic Torch Run

Antioch Police Department Officers, Dispatchers, Explorers, and City Manager, Ron Bernal, participated in the Special Olympics Torch Run on 6/16/18. Oakley PD handed the torch off to us as we continued the run west to the City of Pittsburg. The torch was carried by several police departments around Northern California, eventually arriving at a ceremony in Davis, California. The goal of the torch run is to support Special Olympics Northern California through fundraising and public awareness for the 2018 Summer Read More …

Antioch Tip a Cop Event for Special Olympics

Antioch Police Department staff took part in a Tip a Cop fundraiser at Chili’s in Antioch last week. This annual Tip-a-Cop event raises money to support the Special Olympics locally and across the nation. Officers, Dispatchers, Explorers, and other Police Department employees acted as “celebrity” waiters, serving drinks, bussing tables, and doing dishes in order to earn tips. These tips go directly to the Special Olympics to help sponsor the athletes. We had an outstanding response from our personnel as Read More …

Antioch Police Explorer Program

Antioch Police Explorer

On May 17th, Police Department staff gave a presentation to Rotary on the Antioch Police Explorer Program and the positive impact it has had with the youth in our community. The program is designed for young women and men with interest in law enforcement. It focuses on civic duty, discipline, and develops leadership qualities in our youth. The Explorers receive training in various police topics, compete at competitions, and attend the Solano County Cadet Academy, annually. They provide service to Read More …

Antioch Police Department Youth Academy

Antioch Police Department

Antioch Police Department Youth Academy What is a Youth Academy? The Youth Academy is a unique experience for participants, aged 14-18 years of age to meet the officers and employees who protect and serve our community in a relaxed and non-threatening environment. Participants will have the opportunity to experience some of the activities officers and department personnel perform as part of their duties. Hands-on experiences include fingerprinting, scenarios and problem solving activities. Participants will also interact with our k-9’s and Read More …

Captain Diane Aguinaga of Antioch Police Department Retires after 27 Years of Service

APD Diane Aguinaga

Captain Diane Aguinaga of Antioch Police Department Retires after 27 Years of Service After 27 years of distinguished law enforcement service, Captain Diane Aguinaga will retire on May 4th, 2018. Captain Aguinaga started her career with the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office in 1991, and was hired by the Antioch Police Department in 1993. She served on the patrol team, as a detective, and was eventually promoted to Police Corporal in 2000. She was then promoted to Police Sergeant in 2002 Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes New Officers

Antioch Police Department

Later Officer Nicholas Shipilove On April 2nd Antioch Police Department welcomed lateral officer, Nicholas Shipilov. Nick was born and raised in San Jose, CA, and attended San Jose University. There, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Nick then attended the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office academy and graduated in 2006. Prior to joining us at Antioch PD, Nick worked for Brentwood Police Department. He has worked in patrol, as a field training officer, K9 handler and SWAT Read More …