The Anaheim PD has welcomed two new officers, Matthew Zimmerman and Travis McGuire, who graduated with other members of the Class of 239 at the Orange County Sheriff’s Regional Training Academy in Tustin.
At a ceremony on Feb. 26, 2020, Officer Robert Neveres of the SAPD delivered the Class of 239 president’s address, and the keynote speaker was retired Chief Robert Castro of the Glendale PD.
OCSD Deputy Joseph Devela sang the national anthem, and OCSD Lt. Loses Walehwa introduced guests and officials.
Below are brief profiles of Officers Zimmerman and McGuire:
Police Officer Matthew Zimmerman
Zimmerman graduated from Mission Viejo High School in 2015. In 2019, he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
In October 2017, Zimmerman joined the Student Neighborhood Assistance Program with the San Luis Obispo Police Department. In 2019, he was hired as an Anaheim police officer trainee.
In his free time, Zimmerman enjoys mountain biking, surfing, and snowboarding.
His father pinned on his badge.
Police Officer Travis McGuire
McGuire graduated from Franklin Area High School (Pennsylvania) in 2002. In 2008, he earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Slippery Rock University, Penn.
At age 17, McGuire enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves. During his service, he was awarded the Combat Action Badge and left the Reserves in 2010 as a sergeant.
McGuire was a sales executive at Mat Holdings Inc. before being hired as an Anaheim police officer trainee.
In his free time, he enjoys exercising, golfing, and spending time with his wife.
At the Feb. 26 ceremony, Travis’ wife pinned on his badge.