Brian Bridges brings a wealth of law enforcement experience to TRG, with over 42 years in service. He has served as interim Chief at three higher education institutions in Wisconsin – Madison, Stevens Point and LaCrosse.
Bridges started his career as a deputy sheriff and eventually was hired at UW-Madison as an officer. He rose through the ranks to become the interim chief in 2016. As he rose through the ranks he led the Investigations unit, the hospital security unit and patrol operations. Brian is a firearms instructor, has run operations for US Presidential, Vice Presidential, Supreme Court Justices and foreign leader visits. He was second in command during the large scale protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol in 2011. Brian served in the International Chiefs of Police Patrol and Tactical Operations Committee.