Chief Amy Bonney
Police Chief Amy Bonney began her career with the Prescott Police Department in 1998. She served as a patrol officer and has held many positions while rising through the ranks until her promotion to Deputy Chief in 2016 and Police Chief in 2021. During her career, Police Chief Bonney was awarded the Medal of Valor, Sworn Officer of the Year, Supervisor of the Year, and multiple other departmental and community awards.
She is proud to be involved and active in the Prescott and law enforcement communities, currently serving as the President of the Kiwanis Club of Prescott; the 1st Vice President of the FBI National Academy Associates, Arizona Chapter Board of Directors; the Arizona Association of Chiefs of Police Training Committee; the Arizona Leadership and Development Program; the Boys and Girls Club Safety Committee; Prescott Women Who Care, and American Lutheran Church music and children’s ministries, among others.
Police Chief Bonney holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Northern Arizona University, a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Phoenix, and graduated with the 257th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Deputy Chief of Police Jon Brambila began his career with the Prescott Police Department in 1999. He rose through the ranks and promoted to Deputy Chief in October of 2021. During his career he has served as a Lieutenant in all three Bureaus and as Director of the Prescott Regional Communications Center. During his career he spent over 15 years on the department Special Weapons and Tactics Team serving as an operator up to the Team Commander and proudly served as the Class Sergeant and Class Commander for the Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy. He is the recipient of several department awards to include Officer of the Year, Top Shooter and Physical Fitness as well as other community awards.
Deputy Chief Brambila has been involved in local youth sports for two decades having been a volunteer coach for Prescott YMCA basketball, Prescott Little League, AYSO, Yavapai Soccer, Prescott Mile High Middle School, Prescott High Schol, Bradshaw Mountain High Middle School and the Amateur Athletic Union. He is the Vice President of the Arizona Tactical Officer’s Association and a member of the Prescott High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee.
Deputy Chief Brambila holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a graduate of the 270th class of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Deputy Chief Jon Brambila
Lt. Jason Small
Lieutenant Jason Small began his career the Prescott Police Department in 1998 after serving several years at the Farmington Police Department in New Mexico. During his career he has served in the Patrol Bureau, Investigations Section, Partner’s Against Narcotics Trafficking as a Detective, Special Weapons and Tactics Team and in the Special Enforcement Section.
Lieutenant Small holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management from Arizona State University, he is a graduate of the Arizona Leadership Program and the FBI LEEDA Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives.
Lieutenant Small serves as the head Special Operations Bureau and his areas of responsibility include the following:
· Investigations Section
· Support Services Section
· Traffic Safety Section
· Victim Services Unit
Lieutenant Corey Kasun began his career with the Prescott Police Department in January of 2000 and was promoted to Lt. in January of 2019 . During his career he has served in the Patrol Bureau on the Special Weapons and Tactics Team as a Team Leader and Team Commander, Traffic Safety Section and as Class Sergeant for the Northern Arizona Regional Training Academy.
He is an AZPOST General Instructor and Specialty Instructor in several areas. He has earned several Department awards such as Officer of the Year, Top Shooter, Physical Fitness and Supervisor of the Year.
Lieutenant Kasun currently serves as the head of the Support Bureau and his areas of responsibility include the following:
· Public Information Officer
· Training and Recruiting
· Property and Evidence
· Professional Standards
· Honor Guard
Lt. Corey Kasun
Lt. Gary Novak
Lieutenant Gary Novak began his career with the Prescott Police Department in August of 2000 and promoted to Lt. in October of 2021. During his career he has served in the Patrol Bureau, Community Service Section as a bicycle officer, field training officer, Lead Police Officer, K9 Sergeant, Special Weapons and Tactics Team, Field Training Coordinator and Academy Instructor.
Lieutenant Novak is an AZPOST General Instructor and Specialty Instructor in several areas, He has received department awards to include Officer of the Year and was twice Supervisor of the Year. His son also serves as a Field Training Officer for the Department.
Lieutenant Novak currently serves as the head of the Patrol Bureau and his areas of responsibility include the following:
· 5 Patrol Squads
· Animal Control
· K-9 Unit
· Police Reserve Program
· Special Events
Dr. Jim DeLung serves as a Police Administrator for the Prescott Police Department acting as the Director of the Prescott Regional Communications Center (PRCC). The PRCC is the regional 9-1-1 and dispatch center for 4 police and 4 fire departments serving over 450 square miles.
With over 20 years of law enforcement experience, he is honorably retired from the Phoenix Police Department. Jim is an international public speaker, author, and he continues to train police leaders across the USA and Canada.
Jim has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, a master’s degree in Education, and a doctorate in Business Administration with emphasis in Organizational Leadership. His dissertation, an Examination of Factors for Workplace Satisfaction of Millennial-aged Police Officers was inducted in the U.S. Library of Congress. He is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Prescott and the Prescott High School Key Club mentor.
We are dedicated to providing our community with superior Public Safety services. We owe much of our success to both our employees and our many volunteers. It is this kind of partnership that makes Prescott “Everybody’s Hometown.”
Members of the Prescott Police Department embrace the following values in the course of their employment and service to our community: