Region 9 Reps

Los Angeles

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Ryan Peterson

Torrance PD
Ryan Peterson

is a Sergeant with the Torrance Police Department and has been a member of his agency’s SWAT team since 2002. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of San Diego and a Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California. Peterson first joined CATO in 2003 and has served as the Los Angeles County Regional Representative since 2014.

Pasadena PD
Bobby Cress

Bobby Crees is a 27 year veteran of law enforcement. He has an Associates Degree from Union University. He has worked numerous assignments during his career including patrol, uniformed narcotics task force, gangs, detectives, FBI task force and US Marshals Fugitive Task Force. He has been a member of his agencies SWAT team since 2002 having worked as an operator, team leader and is currently a team supervisor.