Join Us At Our Next Breakfast

  • Date: February 10th, 2023 - John Zanoni
  • Time: 7:15am
  • Where: PICCADILLY’S CROWN ROOM - Van Ness & Shaw Avenue
  • Cost:
    • $25.00 members & guests of members
    • $30.00 non-members

  • RSVP By: Noon Wednesday, February 8, 2023

February 10th, 2023 - John Zanoni

After winning election last June, John Zanoni was sworn in as Fresno County Sheriff on January 3rd, 2023, succeeding Margaret Mims, who had served as sheriff for 16 years.

Born and raised Catholic in Fresno, John attended San Joaquin Memorial High School and after graduation, Fresno State where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology with a minor in Agricultural Business.

John began his career with the Fresno Sheriff’s Office as a 108 Reserve Deputy Sheriff in May of 1996. He was hired as a full time Deputy Sheriff in November of 1998.

During his career as a Deputy Sheriff he has worked in the Boating Enforcement Unit, Court Services, Detention Custody, Patrol, Uniformed Tactical Assignment, M.A.G.E.C (Multi Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium)

Detective, and the Search and Rescue Team.

John was promoted to Sheriff’s Sergeant in April of 2005 and worked Patrol, Supervised the Patrol Training Program and Civil Unit and also coordinated the Sheriff’s Explorer Program.

He was promoted to Sheriff’s Lieutenant in 2012 and worked Operations Support Services as a Watch Commander, and was Commander of the Human Resources Unit, Internal Affairs Unit, Concealed Weapons Permit and Background Units and was also involved with the Sheriff’s Office Recruitment Team.

John was promoted to Sheriff’s Captain on February 2, 2016. He served as the Operations Support Bureau Captain and as the Patrol Bureau Captain.

He was promoted to Assistant Sheriff in May of 2018 and was in charge of the Field Services Division.

John is married to Jennifer, and they have three children; Rose, John and Joseph.

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