Captain Rob Dentinger has twenty three (23) years of law enforcement experience, starting as a Reserve Police Officer with the City of Klamath Falls in 1992. Captain Dentinger was hired as a full time police officer by the City of Klamath Falls in July of 1996. Captain Dentinger has served as a police officer, motor officer, SWAT member, major crimes detective, patrol sergeant, and detective sergeant. Captain Dentinger is an instructor of civil liabilities and ethics at both the Klamath Falls Reserve Academy and Klamath Community College.
Captain Dentinger is responsible the Patrol and Operations Division (POD), which consists of Patrol, SWAT, Traffic, Community Service and Volunteers. Captain is responsible for providing leadership, coaching/mentoring, guidance and discipline for sworn personnel and volunteers.
As a Captain for the Klamath Falls Police, Captain Dentinger is responsible for planning, directing, administering the activities and operations of the Patrol and Operations Division consistent with community policing objectives. Captain Dentinger ensures the Klamath Falls Police Department is able to adequately respond and address community concerns and emergency situations.
Captain Dentinger has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Northwest Christian University, holds an Executive Certification from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session 264, in Quantico, Virginia.
Captain Dentinger is a member Oregon Association Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Associates, and a number of community boards and groups.