Behind The Badge, Who We Are: Officer Kenney
Officer Brandon Kenney grew up in Vallejo, CA. Officer Kenney was first introduced to law enforcement by his older brother who was a Napa Police Officer at the time. After riding along with his brother, Officer Kenney immediately applied to be a Police Explorer for the Vallejo Police Department.
Upon graduating from high school, Officer Kenney attended Solano Community College. Officer Kenney majored in Criminal justice and received his Associates Degree. He then transferred to Sacramento State to continue his education, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree. During his college years, Officer Kenney was also a Police Cadet with the Vallejo Police Department.
In 2014, Officer Kenney began a career working in Asset Protection Management for two large Retail Companies. He held a variety of roles including District Organized Retail Theft investigator and District Trainer.
With a passion to do more and return to law enforcement, Officer Kenney enrolled in Napa Valley Colleges Police Academy Recertification Class and graduated in March 2020.
Officer Kenney and his fiancé still live with their English Bulldog, Winston. They enjoy camping, skiing, going to sporting events and country concerts (when permitted), and taking weekend getaways to the mountains.
Officer Kenney hopes to bring his experience in working with different community groups and customer service to his new job in Winters. Officer Kenney is extremely excited to start this chapter of his life and hopes to make a difference every day.