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CHAMBER TRAINING “HOW TO KEEP YOUR BUSINESS SAFE”

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019

Learn how to keep your business safe with tips from St. George City Chief of Police Rich Farnsworth.

Rich Farnsworth began his career with the St. George Police Department in 1992 as a reserve police officer. He was offered a full time position in 1993 and spent the next 5 years working in the Patrol Division. He worked as a field training officer, SWAT team member and as a defensive tactics instructor. In 1998 Rich was transferred to Washington County Drug Task Force as a detective. He worked in the Drug Task Force for 3 years before being promoted to Sergeant in 2000. Rich supervised a patrol shift for 4 years and served as the SWAT Team Leader during that time period. In 2005 he was promoted to Lt. and served as a Watch Commander in the Patrol Division. He was promoted to Captain and spent time as both the Special Enforcement Division Commander and the Patrol Commander. Rich was promoted to Deputy Chief in May of 2011 and served in that position until Chief Stratton retired in September of last year. Rich was appointed Chief in September 2018.
Rich and his wife Heather have two amazing daughters and love living and working in St. George. No grandkids yet and he’s not very happy about it.

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