Bryan Harrell - Deputy Chief of Law Enforcement Services
Bryan Harrell is second generation law enforcement. Born in Kansas City, MO and moved to Arizona at the age of 2. Bryan’s father served with the Tucson Police Department for over 20 years. Bryan always knew he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and started his career in law enforcement in 1996. He has served with the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office since 2001.
Bryan started as a Deputy and moved up through the ranks, holding positions as a Field Training Officer, Field Training Coordinator, Training Coordinator, Patrol Corporal, Patrol Sergeant, Street Crimes Sergeant, Administrative Sergeant, Directed Patrol Sergeant, Adam Region Traffic Unit Sergeant and Adam Region Off Duty Coordinator.
Bryan is a General Instructor as well as a Firearms Instructor. He was selected to serve as a Terrorism Liaison Officer in 2009. He helped create the Advanced Basic Post Academy which trained over 100 new deputies. Bryan also created programs for Arizona Post that PCSO uses today to audit the required training hours for all sworn personnel. Bryan has attended numerous supervision and leadership classes throughout his career.
In 2015 Bryan received the Medal of Valor for bravery in a dangerous situation. Bryan also has been given two Sheriff’s Unit Citations and received Supervisor of the Year in 2006.
Bryan married his wife in 1990 and they have an adult son together.
Integrity, Ethics and Loyalty