Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date Thursday, February 23, 2006
Contact Steven Frasher, Office of the Chief
Phone (951) 826-5147


Chief Leach announces promotion



Riverside, Ca- Chief Russ Leach is pleased to announce the promotion of Officer David Ruddy to the rank of Sergeant, effective February 24, 2006.

Sergeant Dave Ruddy grew up in Mission Viejo and started his law enforcement career in 1986 as an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy; he made the lateral transfer to the Riverside Police Department in 1988. Sergeant Ruddy has served in Patrol, with the Special Investigations Bureau Narcotics Unit and, most recently, as a Motor Officer in the Traffic Division. He has been a Field Training Officer for 12 years. He is married with two sons. Sergeant Ruddy will be assigned to the Patrol Division.