Gary Patzer is recently retired Sergeant with Loveland Police Department in Loveland Colorado. He was in Law Enforcement Officer for over 33 years.
Working at both The Boulder County Sheriff’s Department for 9 years and Loveland PD for 24. He has had varied assignments to include Detective, SWAT team member and team leader, School resource officer, and gang officer.
He is a Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified instructor and was Loveland PD’s Lead Less Lethal instructor and Lead Active Shooter instructor.
During his time as a Detective with Loveland PD he worked persons and property crimes receiving commendations for his investigations. He was also a member of the 8th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT).
The CIRT is a multi-agency team used to investigate critical incidents such as Officer Involved shootings and in custody deaths.