Captain Andrew Jenks

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Andrew was born in San Gabriel, California and raised in Alhambra.

He graduated from Alhambra High School and later earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from California State University at Northridge and a Master’s degree in Social Work from California State University, Long Beach.

Andrew began his law enforcement career with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff. He later became a full-time Deputy Sheriff and was assigned to the North County Correctional Facility.

In 2002, Andrew was hired by the Glendale Police Department and was assigned to Patrol. His dedication to duty and hard work allowed him the opportunity to transfer to the Detective Bureau where he worked the Assaults Detail and Robbery/Homicide Unit.

Andrew has been an operator on the Department’s SWAT team and is a long time member of the Baker to Vegas running team.

In 2012, Andrew promoted to the rank of sergeant and returned to patrol. In 2015, he was assigned to the Internal Affairs Unit. As a collateral duty, he was a team leader on the Crisis Negotiations Team.

In 2016, Andrew promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. He worked assignments in the Patrol Bureau, the Specialized Services Bureau, and the Professional Standards Bureau. He also served as a SWAT Lieutenant.

Andrew is a devoted husband, father, and long-time Glendale resident. In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his wife and family.