Field Operations Bureau

The Field Operations Bureau is commanded by Captain Ron Mussman.


Captain Ron Mussman started his career as a Daly City Police Officer in December of 1994, in the Patrol Division. In 1999, he was appointed to the SWAT Team as a Team Member and later a Sniper, and Team Leader. Also, in 1999, he was appointed to the position of Special Agent and assigned to the San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force (SMCNTF). In 2002, he was promoted to the position of Sergeant and over the next nine years he was assigned to the following positions: Patrol Team Supervisor, Community Policing Sergeant, Professional Standards Unit Investigator, and Training Manager. In 2011, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he has been assigned as a Patrol Watch Commander, Investigations Division Commander, and the Technical Services Division Lieutenant. Currently, Captain Mussman is assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.


Captain Mussman is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisor Leadership Institute, the Los Angeles Police Department Leadership Academy, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy. He has earned a bachelor's degree in Management from Saint Mary’s College and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California. Captain Mussman is also a United States Air Force Veteran.

The Field Operations Bureau  includes the following divisions, units, and programs:

  • Bicycle Patrol Unit
  • Canine Program
  • Field Operations Division A
  • Field Operations Division B
  • Gang Task Force
  • Police Cadet Program
  • SWAT Team