Clinton Ryals was promoted to the rank of Captain by Sheriff Ezio Poldilotta on August 7th, 2018. Captain Ryals will immediately assume command of the Department's elite Special Enforcement Bureau, housing the Department's special weapons and search & rescue assets.
Captain Ryals was born in April 1975 and he began his career as a Law Enforcement Officer with the Alabama Highway Patrol. As a Trooper, Ryals was assigned to the Crash Reconstruction Team, of which he became a leader during his tenure as a member of the AHP. In 1999, Ryals decided to seek for employment with the Los Santos County Sheriff's Department.
During the same year, Ryals was assigned to the Beacon Hill Station as a Deputy Sheriff Trainee, but he was eventually transferred to Santa Clara Valley in 2005, to East Los Santos as a Field Sergeant in 2009 and to Beacon Hill as Operations Lieutenant in 2014.
Captain Ryals graduated from Wilcox Central High School in Camden, Alabama in 1993. Captain Ryals holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Ashford College.
Captain Ryals, 43, lives in Flint County with his wife and his two kids. Captain Ryals is studying to achieve a Graduate Certificate in Executive Law Enforcement Leadership from The American Public University System.
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