Click to Home
Go To Search
RSSPrintEmailFacebookTwitter
Special Operations Division
Special Operations Division

The Special Operations Division consists of sworn and professional staff, who provide investigative and operational support functions for the Fremont Police Department. The division is comprised of approximately 50 full-time staff from the following units:

Units
The specific units that make up this division are:

Units:
  • Investigations
  • Major Crimes Task Force
  • Community Engagement & Public Information (Media)
  • Special Investigations Unit (SIU)
  • Volunteer Program
  • Internal Affairs
  • School Resource Officers
Programs:
  • Social Media
  • Alarm Permits
  • Places of Entertainment
  • Special Event Permits
  • Honor Guard
  • Peer Support
  • Community Video
   

Special Operations Division Commander

Fred Bobbitt, Jr.

Captain Fred Bobbitt joined the Fremont Police Department in 1985 as a police explorer while attending Mission San Jose High School. He became a Fremont reserve police officer in 1987 and a detention technician in Fremont's Detention Facility in 1990. He was promoted to police officer in 1997. As an officer, he served as a field training officer, EVOC instructor, bicycle officer, mentor, and peer support team member. In 2000, he was promoted to detective and spent eight years as a Robbery/Homicide detective. After being promoted to sergeant, he served as a patrol supervisor and detective sergeant. As a lieutenant, he was a Patrol Watch Commander, Volunteer "VIPS" team manager, and Detention Facility and Property and Evidence Unit manager.

Fred Bobbitt, Jr. was promoted to the rank of Police Captain in 2015 and assumed responsibility for re-forming the Department's Administrative Operations Division, where he had oversight of the Detention Facility, Animal Shelter, Training and Personnel, Records Division and Internal Affairs.  In July of 2017, Captain Bobbitt transferred to the Special Operations Division.

Captain Bobbitt has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Management from Union Institute and University and a Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from American Military University. Captain Bobbitt is also a graduate of POST Command College, Class 59.  He enjoys spending time with his wife, children, and four grandchildren.






Captain Fred Bobbitt

Captain Fred Bobbitt
Special Operations Division Commander
Email

Phone: (510) 790-6917