On the 1st of February, Joshua Cohle, a 26 year veteran of the Department was promoted to Commander of the Administrative Services Division. This promotion was one of three that was handled at the beginning of February.
Commander Cohle attended high school at Will C. Wood High school, in Vacaville, he would also later complete his masters in Criminal Justice at a nearby university before making his move to Los Santos. Cohle's career in law enforcement would start in 1994, when he was assigned to the Decade Regional Detention Center, he would work here for a year before being reassigned to a patrol station.
After his reassignment to Beacon Hill Sheriff's Station in 1995, he would work at the station for three years, becoming a Field Training Officer in the process. Applying for Sergeant in 1998 he would transfer to Santa Clara Valley Station, where he would be assigned as a Traffic Sergeant. Commander Cohle would become Watch Commander certified and work as a Watch Sergeant for Santa Clara Valley until the year of 2005.
In 2005, Cohle was able to cement a full-time assignment in an area that he was extremely passionate about. He would be assigned as the Recruit Training Unit Sergeant for the Training Bureau. Commander Cohle would continue his career in the Training Bureau, being promoted to Recruit Training Unit Lieutenant after three years, then after a following four, he would be promoted to Captain, where he would hold the rank of Unit Commander for the Training Bureau.
Cohle would then be promoted to Area Commander of the Administrative Services Division, this role oversees bureaus such as the Training Bureau, Sheriff's Information Bureau, Communications & Fleet Management Bureau, and the Facilities Planning Bureau.
Commander Cohle lives in the Flint Range area with his wife and two children. He enjoys fishing and playing golf in his free time.