Todd G. Raybuck was sworn in as the Kaua‘i Police Department’s 8th Chief of Police on April 22, 2019.
Chief Raybuck began his law enforcement career on O‘ahu in 1987 when he was stationed at Wheeler Air Force Base as a U.S. Air Force Security Police Law Enforcement Specialist.
He subsequently served as a bureau commander leading one of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's (LVMPD) nine patrol substations. He was responsible for overseeing police patrol and investigative services for the 250,000 residents spread across 80 square miles of the southwest Las Vegas valley. His other assignments included Commander of the Organized Crime Bureau, Executive Lieutenant to the Clark County Sheriff, traffic sergeant, homeland security sergeant and covert detective assignments in the department's vice, narcotics, and criminal intelligence units.
During his LVMPD career he received numerous awards and commendations, including the Meritorious Service Medal, Exemplary Service Medal, 1 October Medal, the Nevada Governor’s Achievement Award and the Director’s Award for Excellence from the Office of National Drug Control Policy. He is co-author of the book "Involved: Parents' Connection to Drug Prevention."
In February 2019, he retired from the LVMPD as a Police Captain after nearly 27 years of service.
He is proud to lead KPD where he will serve and protect the Kaua‘i community with aloha.