Jake Fisher

Title: Chief of Police
Phone: 626-580-2100
Chief Fisher - Nov 2022

Fisher joined the El Monte Police Department in 1999, following in the footsteps of his father, Rex, who served as a Detective for EMPD. Fisher was assigned to serve in various capacities over the years which included Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Detective specializing in child sex crimes investigations, Polygraph Examiner, and Firearms Instructor. Fisher holds 18 years of experience with the City’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit as an operator, sniper, and commander. He previously served as a Corporal, Sergeant, and Lieutenant of the Patrol and Investigations and Captain of the Field Services Division. 


Chief Fisher is a trusted member of the El Monte community as a life-long employee and San Gabriel Valley native. He graduated from Glendora High School in 1993 and earned a bachelor's degree form Murray State University in Kentucky in 1998. In 2019, Chief Fisher earned a master's degree in public administration from the University of La Verne. 


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