Current Assignment: Investigative and Special Operations Bureau
Deputy Chief Pat Rigdon joined the Colorado Springs Police Department in 1995, after serving as a police officer for the City of Laramie, Wyoming, for four years. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2003, where he worked in Patrol and the Tactical Enforcement Unit. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2008 and was assigned to the Sand Creek Division and the Gold Hill Division. Promoted to Commander in 2012, he served at the Gold Hill Division, Specialized Enforcement Division, Management Services Division, and the Professional Standards Division. He was promoted to Deputy Chief on December 29, 2019 and currently has the oversight of the Investigative and Special Operations Bureau.
Commander Rigdon has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Cornell College and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Colorado. He attended the Center for Creative Leadership as well as the 248th Session of the FBI National Academy.