cm_meetgreetpolice2New San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Chief David Nisleit recently attended a meet and greet at the Carmel Mountain Ranch/Sabre Springs Recreation Center. The event, which was hosted by District 5 Councilmember Mark Kersey, was a chance for community members to get to know Chief Nisleit, who is also a District 5 resident, and learn about local safety issues.

Chief Nisleit assumed his new role as the city’s 35th police chief this past March, replacing retiring Chief Shelley Zimmerman. He has been with SDPD since 1988 in a variety of roles, from SWAT to narcotics to homeless outreach. His credentials include a master’s degree in business management from University of Redlands, graduating from the FBI National Academy in 2014, and earning a Congressional recognition in 2008.

The City of San Diego’s District 5 covers Black Mountain Ranch, Carmel Mountain Ranch, Miramar Ranch North, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Encantada, Rancho Peñasquitos, Sabre Springs, San Pasqual, Scripps Miramar Ranch, and Torrey Highlands.