Captain Jeff Arvan is a San Diego native and graduated from Christian High School here in El Cajon. He joined the department as a police cadet in 1985 and as an officer in1989, transferred to Investigations in 1999, promoted to Police Agent 2003, promoted to Sergeant 2004, Crime Lab Manager/Inv. Sgt. 2005, promoted to Lieutenant/CNT Commander/Project Director 2009. He is a graduate of the POST Supervisory leadership Institute and former member of SWAT.