Brian Marvel joined the San Diego Police Department in 1999. He served 10 years in patrol operations at several divisions. He currently works in the Wellness unit and is the Military Liaison officer for the department. He is a veteran and an adjunct professor at the San Diego Regional Police Academy.
Brian was elected in 2007 to the San Diego Police Officers Associations and in 2009 was elected to the first of five two-year terms as President, representing 1,850 plus members. In addition, Brian serves as the board president of California Against Slavery, which spearheaded the passage of Prop 35 (2012), the Californians Against Sexual Exploitation Act; which was the most successful ballot initiative since California began the process in 1914.
He is also the president of the San Diego-Imperial Counties Chapter of the Peace Officers Research Association of California, covering federal, state, county and local associations from the Pacific Ocean to the state-line of Arizona along the California-Mexican border. He is the treasurer for the California Coalition of Law Enforcement Associations.
Contributing author of the book ‘Law Enforcement, Police Unions, and the Future,’ written by Ron DeLord and Ron York
Consulted on the development of the University of San Diego (USD) Master of Science in Law Enforcement & Public Safety Leadership program
Consulted on the development of the USD Law Enforcement Association Leadership Symposium
Presenter at Axon Accelerate Conference, 2016 & 2017, on Body Worn Cameras