Command Staff

Captain Junginger

Investigation Division Commander
Captain David Bunetta

Captain Bunetta began his law enforcement career at Huntington Beach in 1988.  Previously, he worked for the Orange County Probation Department.  During his law enforcement career he has had the opportunity to work a variety of assignments including: Patrol Officer, Oak View Task Force Officer, Detective, Sergeant, Crisis Negotiation Team Leader and Supervisor, Police spokesperson, Professional Standards Unit Supervisor, Watch Commander, and as the Chief’s Executive Officer.

Captain Bunetta has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.  He is a graduate of the California POST Command College and Executive Development programs.  Additionally, he completed and is an instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police- Leadership in Police Organizations program. 

He was born and raised in Michigan and enjoys jogging and baseball.  Most of his leisure time is spent coaching youth sports with his children.


Captain Rodriguez

Uniform Division Commander
Captain Kelly Rodriguez

Captain Rodriguez started her career in law enforcement in 1989 with the Orange County Sheriff's Department where she worked custody for seven years. From there she transferred to the Huntington Beach Police Department and has served our community for twenty one years.

Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Cal State University Long Beach and a master's degree in Public Administration from National University. She recently attended the Harvard Kennedy Senior Executives in State and Local Government School. As an officer, Kelly had the opportunity to work patrol, field training officer, school resource officer, CNT, patrol rifle and also worked as a training officer.

After she promoted, she continued in a variety of assignments including SET, Beach Detail, PSU, HTF, MEU, CNT, Trauma Support, Patrol and Traffic. She has successfully coordinated the police support and logistics of some of the largest events that take place in Huntington Beach such as the annual Van's US Open of Surfing, the 4th of July Parade and most recently, the Breitling Air Show.

Captain Rodriguez is the first female captain in the history of the Huntington Beach Police Department.



Administrative Operations Division Commander
Captain Russell Reinhart

Captain Reinhart started his career with the Huntington Beach Police Department as a police cadet in 1986. He attended the Golden West College Police Academy and has been a Huntington Beach police officer since 1987. During his career, he has had the opportunity to serve in a variety of assignments.

He worked as a Patrol Officer, a Canine Handler, a Field Training Officer and a Detective. As a Sergeant, he worked in Patrol, the Special Enforcement Team and Directed Enforcement Team. As a Lieutenant, he worked as a Watch Commander and the Chief's Executive Officer before being promoted to the rank of captain.

Captain Reinhart has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Masters degree in Public Policy and Administration, both from California State University, Long Beach. He is graduate of California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Command College, Class 52. In 2013, he graduated from the Robert Mayer Leadership Academy. Follow Capt. Russ Reinhart @rrHBPD for local law enforcement news and perspectives.

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Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Police Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Request non-emergency police service:
(714) 960-8825
General Information:
(714) 960-8811
Fax: (714) 536-5605
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