December 27, 2011 > Newark welcomes Officer Vincent Kimbrough
Newark welcomes Officer Vincent Kimbrough
Submitted By Cmdr. Robert Douglas, Newark PD
Vincent was hired as a Newark Police Officer in June of 2011 after he transferred to our department from the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.
Vincent was born and raised in Irving, Texas. He graduated from Douglas D. MacArthur High School in 1988. He has attended college courses at Bethany College (Lindsburg, Kansas), Modesto Jr. College (Modesto, CA), and American River College (Sacramento, CA).
In 1990, Vincent joined the United States Marine Corps where he served until 1992.
Vincent attended Modesto Jr. College Police Academy in 1995 and was hired as a Deputy Sheriff with the Alameda County Sheriff's Department in 1996; he worked there for a year until he was hired with the Modesto Police Department. Vincent later joined the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department until being hired with the City of Newark.
During Vincent's 15 years of law enforcement experience, he has worked in a variety of assignments including Field Training Officer (FTO), police academy recruit training officer, patrol sergeant, detective sergeant, FTO sergeant, and a POST instructor in firearms, emergency vehicle operations, and the 40-hour field training officer course.
Vincent is married and has two children. He loves baseball and has a passion for duck hunting.