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Chief Michael Utz

Chief Michael Utz began his employment with the Garden City Police Department in September of 1984 as a patrol officer. He has worked as a Detective, Sergeant of Professional Standards, Detective Sergeant, and Lieutenant in Investigations. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Friends University. Captain Utz served four years in the United States Air Force. The last two years of his military career were spent with the Drug Suppression Team in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He currently serves as the Police Chief.

 

 


Captain Courtney Prewitt - Patrol Divison

Captain Courtney Prewitt began his career with the Garden City Police Department in May of 1999. Captain Prewitt has served in the positions of Field Training Officer, Master Patrol Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Community Response Division Sergeant and Senior Sergeant. Captain Prewitt is responsible for the Special Weapons And Tactics (S.W.A.T.) Team having served as Entry, Sniper, Less-Lethal, and Team Leader. Captain Prewitt has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Law Enforcement from Washburn University. Captain Prewitt is a graduate of the Kansas Certified Public Manger program.

 

 

 

Captain Michael Reagle - Investigations Division

ReagleCaptain Michael Reagle began his career with the Garden City Police Department in August of 1996 after serving four years in the United States Marine Corps. Captain Reagle has served as a Field Training Officer, Bicycle Officer, SWAT Team Leader, Patrol Corporal, Patrol Sergeant, Sergeant in the Office of Professional Standards, and is currently the Commander in charge of the Investigations Division. Captain Reagle earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Friends University. Captain Reagle is a graduate of the Kansas Certified Public Manager program and session 272 of the FBI National Academy.

 

 

Captain Randy Ralston - Support Services Division

Captain Randy Ralston began his employment with the Garden City Police Department in August of 1996 as a patrol officer. Captain Ralston has held the rank of Field Training Officer, Master Patrol Officer, Detective, SWAT Team Leader, and Sergeant. He earned an Associate degree of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from the Garden City Community College and a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Central Christian College. Captain Ralston currently serves as the Commander of the Office of Professional Standards.