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Field Operations Bureau Command Staff

Commander Joe Weber

Division: Patrol Division - Watch Commander

Phone Number: (714) 245-8700

Commander Richard Weber is a 25-year law enforcement veteran with the Santa Ana Police Department. He has worked assignments across all bureaus of the police department in line-level, supervisory, and management positions. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Teaching and Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, and a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

Commander Rosa Ponce de Leon

Division: Patrol Division - Watch Commander

Phone Number: (714) 245-8700

Commander Rosa Ponce de Leon is a 25-year law enforcement veteran, having served the last 21 years with the Santa Ana Police Department. She previously held various leadership roles in Field Operations, Homeland Security, and Internal Affairs Divisions.  Commander Ponce de Leon currently serves as a Watch Commander over Patrol Operations with ancillary oversight of the Department’s Peer Support and Wellness Program.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Commander Frank Gutierrez

Division: Patrol Division - Watch Commander

  • Canine Unit

Phone Number: (714) 245-8700

Commander Frank Gutierrez is a 15-year law enforcement veteran with the Santa Ana Police Department. He has held leadership positions in Field Operations, K-9 Unit, and the Internal Affairs Division. Commander Gutierrez currently serves as a Watch Commander in the Patrol Division. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership.

Cmd Lopez

Commander Maria Lopez

Division: Patrol Division - Watch Commander

Phone Number: (714) 245-8700

Commander Maria Lopez is a 15-year law enforcement veteran with the Santa Ana Police Department. She has held leadership positions in Field Operations, Investigations Division, and served as the Department’s Public Information Officer. Commander M. Lopez currently serves as a Watch Commander overseeing Patrol Operations. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership.

Commander Joe Marty

Division: Traffic Division

  • Community Engagement
  • Field Traffic Officers
  • Collision Investigations
  • Parking Control Unit
  • Traffic Education Program
  • Police Explorer Program

Phone Number: (714) 245-8274

Commander Joseph Marty is a 26-year law enforcement veteran, having served the last 19 years with the Santa Ana Police Department. He previously held various leadership positions in Patrol Operations, Training, Internal Affairs, and Traffic Divisions, and Community Engagement. Commander Marty currently serves as the Traffic Division Commander. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Studies and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership.

Commander Julian Rodriguez

Division: North Area Commander

  • Community Engagement
  • Directed Patrol East (N)
  • Civic Center Patrol
  • Downtown Business Liaison Unit
  • Quality of Life Team (QOLT)
  • Chaplains

Phone Number: (714) 245-8273

Commander Julian Rodriguez is a 27-year law enforcement veteran, having served the last 21- years with the Santa Ana Police Department. He previously held various leadership positions in Patrol Operations and  Crimes Against Persons Divisions, and currently serves as the Northeast District Commander overseeing the Directed Patrol East (N), Civic Center Patrol, Downtown Business Liaison Unit, Quality of Life Team, and the Chaplain Program.  Additionally, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Studies, a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and served as the President of the Orange County Gang Investigators Association.

Commander Jose Gonzalez

Division: South Area Commander

  • Community Engagement
  • Directed Patrol West (S)
  • District Policing Liaison Program
  • AB190 / Parks
  • SRO Program
  • UASI / EOC
  • Special Events
  • Air Support
  • Mounted Unit

Phone Number: (714) 245-827

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