METRO Task Force
METRO Task Force
Lieutenant Ezra Salomon was born and raised in Napa, California, and moved to Stockton right out of high school. Ezra Salomon enrolled in Delta College and obtain his associate’s degree, and was hired by the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office in 2006 as a Correctional Officer. In December 2007, he was sent to the Police academy and became a Deputy Sheriff.
In 2009 Ezra became a member of the San Joaquin County SWAT team, where he has spent the last 11 and a half years as an operator and team leader. While in Patrol, he was a Field Training Officer, an Explorer Adviser, and a member of the Honor Guard team. He also holds many instructor-level certificates, which include Firearms/Rifle/Sub Machine Gun Instructor, Defensive Tactics and Impact weapons instructor, Rappel Master Instructor, Chemical Agents and Specialty Impact Munitions Instructor, Diversionary Device Instructor, Academy Certified Instructor, First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, Report Writing Instructor, Tactical Communications Instructor, Principle Policing Instructor, Racial Profiling Instructor, Crisis Intervention Behavioral Health Instructor, Principles of De-escalation Instructor. He has used these instructor certificates to assist in department-wide training.
In 2016, Ezra Salomon was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was assigned to Professional Standards Division, where he worked with Backgrounds, CCWs, Risk Management, Policy Development, Public Information Unit, and Training to name a few assignments.
In August 2020, Ezra Salomon was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was assigned as a Watch Commander for the Patrol Division. In September of 2022, he was selected and transferred to the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Narcotics Task Force, where he serves as the Administrative Lieutenant.