Lieutenant Todd Byers was born and raised in State College, Pennsylvania. In 2005 he began his second career as a Deputy with the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office. During his time with the Sheriff’s Office, he worked patrol, assisted with defensive tactics training, and served two years with the narcotics division. In 2014 he joined the Bremerton Police Department. Shortly after completing probation, he began working as a Field Training Officer. In 2016 he was promoted to Corporal and along with his duties on patrol, he provided oversight of the department’s Field Training program. In 2018 he was promoted to Sergeant and continued in his role as the Field Training coordinator while supervising day and graveyard shifts. In 2021 he was promoted to Lieutenant.
Lieutenant Byers is currently overseeing the daily operations of the blue team of the patrol division. Along with his patrol duties, he provides oversight of the entry-level hires who attend the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Academy, the field training program, equipment/uniform inventory, the Peer Support program, the ride-a-long program, and the Chaplin program. He recently became the training coordinator.
Lieutenant Byers married his wife in 1996, and they have three children.