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Sunday, October 25

Sergeant David Aldrich

Sergeant David Aldrich is a twelve-year veteran of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. He began his career in 2007 and was assigned to the Palm Desert Station and worked in the cities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Indian Wells and the unincorporated county areas.

In January 2010, he was assigned to the Indian Wells Special Enforcement Team. In June 2010, he received the Cove Communities Services Commission Award of Valor. In November 22, 2011, he received the Indian Wells Special Enforcement Team Officer of the year award. In January 2013, he was assigned to the Palm Desert Station Burglary Suppression Unit. In January 2016, he was promoted to Corporal within the Palm Desert Station.

In March 0f 2017, he was transferred to the Thermal Station and worked the cities of La Quinta, Coachella and the unincorporated county areas. In November 2017, he received the Coachella Officer of the Year. In January 2018, he was promoted to Investigator within the Thermal Station. In July of 2018, he was promoted to Sergeant within the Thermal Station where he supervised patrol functions. In June 2019, he was selected as the La Quinta Special Enforcement Team Sergeant.

Sergeant Aldrich possess a Bachelor’s degree in management and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. He is married with four children. Sergeant Aldrich and his family reside in the Coachella Valley.