Chief Timothy Albright (Ret.)

Timothy Albright, MA

Chief (Retired), Elk Grove Police Department

Timothy Albright, MA

Chief Timothy Albright (Ret.) began his career in public service in 1990 with the University of California, Davis. Over his 32+ years of public service, he served the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. In January 2006, he was among the first group of sworn personnel to be hired for the City of Elk Grove’s newly formed police department. Chief Albright (Ret.) served the Elk Grove Police Department for seventeen years and was appointed as the Chief of Police in 2019. Chief Albright retired from public service in 2022 and currently serves as the Director of Protective Services for Sutter Health where he oversees hospital security for Sutter Healths’ corporate offices and over 650 healthcare sites in Hawaii, Utah and California.

Chief Albright (Ret.) is a recipient of the Silver Star for Bravery, three-time recipient of the Bronze Star for Bravery, three-time recipient of the Life-Saving Medal, and five-time recipient of the Major Incident Ribbon. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management and a Master of Arts in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from California State University, Dominguez Hills. His executive education includes completion of the Senior Management Institute for Police.

Chief Albright (Ret.) has been professionally connected to college-level teaching since 2001. He has spent the last 10 years teaching within the Division of Criminal Justice at California State University Sacramento. He has instructed in both the graduate and undergraduate programs at CSUS.

Capt. Tim Gately, Redmond Police Department
MS-LEPSL Alumnus


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