Sheriff Tina M. Nieto
Sheriff Tina M. Nieto has over 33 years in law enforcement. She is the first elected Latina Sheriff in the history of the State of California, and the first female sheriff of Monterey County, Ca. Sheriff Nieto is currently a California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training Commissioner. She has a Master’s Degree in Leadership and Management, from the University of La Verne, and a B.S. in Criminal Justice from California State University, Fullerton. She is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute of Policing through PERF. Sheriff Nieto has also been the recipient of numerous awards both locally, nationally, and internationally.