Captain David Salazar
Captain Salazar was appointed to the Milwaukee Police Department in 1996 and served as a patrol officer in the Seventh District until his promotion to Detective in 2001. As a Detective he worked in the Robbery Division and later in the Homicide Division. From 2009 through 2013, he served as a Lieutenant in the Criminal Investigation Bureau and in the Internal Affairs Division.
In 2013, Captain Salazar was promoted to commander of the Intelligence Fusion Center (IFC) for the Milwaukee Police Department. While serving at the IFC, Captain Salazar oversaw the implementation of the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network, the expansion of the ShotSpotter System, and the creation of the Crime Gun Intelligence Center. In 2018, Captain Salazar served as the commanding officer of the Court Administration / Central Booking Division as well as the Criminal Investigation Bureau – Property Crimes Division. In 2019, Captain Salazar was assigned as the Acting Field Night Inspector. In 2020, Captain Salazar was assigned to District Two.
Captain Salazar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management from Concordia University – Wisconsin and holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University. He is also a graduate of the 56th Session of the Police Executive Research Forum – Senior Management Institute for Police.