Sergeant Thompson has worked for the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office since 2005 where he began his career as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. In November 2007, he was hired as a full-time Deputy Sheriff. In March 2021, he was promoted to Sergeant.
Sergeant Thompson has worked in the Jail, the Courts, as a K-9 handler, and for many years was a Field Training Officer responsible for training new Deputies hired by the Sheriff’s Office.
While assigned to Patrol, Sergeant Thompson received the California Highway Patrol and the American Automobile Association’s “10851” Award. This award recognizes Law Enforcement Officers throughout California who have been proactive in recovering stolen vehicles and apprehending criminals involved in auto theft.
Sergeant Thompson is currently assigned to the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Investigation Unit.