Spending most of his life in law enforcement, Jeff Kermode has 38 years of experience in the industry, including 26 years with the Irvine Police Department. It was there that he reached the rank of Commander. He was then hired to create the Tehachapi Police Department, where he served for seven and a half years as Chief of Police. He also served for two years as the Chief of the Bear Valley Police Department. Most recently, he served as the interim General Manager for the Bear Valley Community Service District.
Jeff is currently the President of the Board of Trustees for the Tehachapi Unified School District, where he has served as a board member since 2015. He also serves as the president and CEO of the JJK Group, Inc.
Previously, Jeff served as a long-term SWAT member in the capacity of officer, sergeant, and commander. Furthermore, he has experience in all aspects of the industry, including: