The Bishop Police Department recently held an open and competitive recruitment for the open position of Police Lieutenant. Applications were received from candidates statewide.
After a lengthy process, Sergeant Joshua Ellsworth with the Beaumont Police Department was selected for the position.
Lieutenant Ellsworth, a veteran of the United States Army Reserve’s, began his career with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office in 1996.
While there, Ellsworth worked patrol out of the Victorville area and as a motor officer in Yucaipa. Ellsworth then spent 7 years working for the Beaumont Police Department as a patrol officer before promoting through the ranks to a Corporal, and then Sergeant, the rank he held prior to accepting the Lieutenant’s position in Bishop.
Lieutenant Ellsworth, his wife Stephanie and their 2 young children have now relocated to the Bishop area.