Operations Division Commander - Captain Damon Gil
Captain Gil began his career at the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department on May 26, 1988 and worked three years in the jail, promoting to the rank of corporal. He attended the 76th Basic Academy at Butte College in 1991, and was promoted to patrol deputy that same year. Captain Gil has held the positions of Field Training Officer, SWAT member, Training Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Narcotics Officer, Patrol Lieutenant, and Supervisor of Detectives before being promoted to Captain in December of 2012. After several years of serving as the Jail Division commander, Captain Gil took over the Operations Division command on July 1, 2016. Captain Gil obtained his AA degree from Butte College, a Bachelor’s Degree from The Union Institute and a Master’s Degree from American Public University.Capt. Gil and his wife Corrine Gil have one adult son, Billy, and one adult daughter, Danae, and two school aged girls, Delanie and Danielle. Damon has been an instructor at Yuba Community College for 15 years and has coached football and baseball in the region for over 20 years. He is an avid golfer and loves to workout in his off time.