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Biography Sheriff Ortiz started his career with the Napa County Sheriff’s Office in 1996. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management, a California Peace Officers Standards and Training Management certificate, and is a graduate of both the POST Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, as well as the 273rd session of the FBI National Academy. Sheriff Ortiz volunteers daily at the Napa Sheriff’s Activities League coaching youth boxers. After his promotion to Lieutenant in 2013 Ortiz was assigned to command the Investigations Bureau, and remained in that position until his promotion to Captain in 2017. He was sworn in as Sheriff on June 22, 2021. Sheriff Ortiz currently serves as the Chief of Police for the City of American Canyon through a contract with the Sheriff's Office.