Assistant Sheriff Raymond J. Flynn
He was born in New York City, New York. He joined the department in 1980.
LAW ENFORCEMENT HISTORY
As a police officer, he served in Patrol, Crime Prevention, Academy Staff, and Burglary Attack Team. Upon being promoted to sergeant, he served in Patrol, Field Training, and K-9. As lieutenant, he served in Patrol and Line Solution Policing, and as commander of the Traffic and SWAT/K-9 Sections. He took command of the Northeast Area Command upon promotion to captain, and later was assigned to the Organized Crime Bureau. In 1998, he was appointed to deputy chief with the command of the Human Resources Division. In 1999 he was assigned command of the Investigative Services Division, which includes the Crimes Against Persons, Financial/Property Crimes, and Criminalistics bureaus. In 2003, Sheriff Young appointed him to Assistant Sheriff.
Master of Arts in Administration of Justice from University Alaska Fairbanks.
Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from College of the Southwest, Hobbs NM
Associate degree John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York City
Senior Executive Course, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2000
Graduate, 187th Session, F.B.I. National Academy
Clark County Leadership Forum, 1998
Nevada Executive P.O.S.T. Certificate 2003
Recipient of Departments Meritorious Award for Actions During World Trade Center Recovery Operations
Recipient of the department's Medal of Honor for actions during a hostage situation.
Member of the Hostage/Crisis Negotiations Team for 14 years.
Has instructed on critical incidents and unusual occurrences, crisis negotiations, media relations, and tactical planning.
Adjunct Faculty Member, Community College of Southern Nevada.
Nevada Commission on Peace Officers' Standards and Training.