Biggest Little City

Command Staff


Reno Police Department Command Staff
Photo of Deputy Chief RobinsonDeputy Chief Tom Robinson, Administration and Support Division
Office Telephone: 775-334-2197 Email:

Deputy Chief Tom Robinson started his career with The Reno Police Department in 1995 as an unpaid reserve officer. Since then, Robinson has served at every level of the organization and has either worked in, supervised or managed a variety of assignments throughout his career including Patrol, the Community Action Team (Gang Unit), SWAT Team, Police Training Officer Program, Traffic Division, Special Events, and Internal Affairs.

Robinson comes from a family committed to public service with family members having careers in law enforcement and education. Robinson grew up in this community and attended local schools. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and a Master’s Degree from Gonzaga University. He has also completed Cornell University’s Executive Leadership Program and is a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP).

As a lifelong member of this area, Robinson has a deep respect and appreciation for this community and all it has to offer. Robinson’s priority is to keep the Reno Police Department committed to its vision of being a model of policing excellence while continuing to add value to the Biggest Little City.

CL2_5419Deputy Chief Mac Venzon, Operations Division
Office Telephone: 775-334-3849 Email:

Deputy Chief Mac Venzon is a 17 year veteran of the Reno Police Department and currently commands the operations division of the Police Department.  Deputy Chief Venzon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada and is in the final stages of earning a Master’s Degree in Justice Management from the University of Nevada.

Deputy Chief Venzon started his career with the Reno Police Department in 1997.  Throughout those years he has worked a variety of assignments to include; Patrol, Academy Staff Officer, Detective Sergeant in the Regional Street Enforcement Team, and Deputy Chief of the Support Services Division.

Deputy Chief Venzon grew up in Sparks and graduated from Reed High School.  As an avid outdoorsman, Venzon loves this community and all that it has to offer in outdoor adventure.  When not at work, you can usually find him skiing, fishing, hunting in this great state.  Deputy Chief Venzon is committed to making the City of Reno, and the surrounding area, the safest place to live and visit. 

Cmdr Oliver MillerCommander Oliver Miller, Administration and Support Division
Office Telephone: 775-334-2221 Email:

Professional Biography: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno (2000), Master of Arts, Education, University of Nevada, Reno (2007),  Academy of Military Science AMS, McGhee Tyson AFB, Tenn. (2009), Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute DEOMI, EOA Course, Patrick AFB, Fla. (2012), Leadership Reno Sparks (2014). 


Commander Oliver Miller began his career in law enforcement with the Sparks Police Department in 2000.  In 2003, he was selected for lateral hire with the Reno Police Department.  Miller has worked in a variety of assignments to include; Patrol, Regional Gang Unit (RGU), Detectives Division in the Family Crimes and Sex Crimes/Child Abuse Units.  His collateral responsibilities included the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team Commander, Canine Unit Commander, Honor Guard Team Commander and the Critical Incident Negotiator Team (CINT) Sergeant.


Miller is a California native and moved to the Truckee Meadows community in 1980.  In 1995, he enlisted in the Nevada Air National Guard and was assigned to the 152nd Logistics Readiness Squadron. After being selected for officer candidate school in 2008, he served as the Equal Opportunity Director for the Nevada Air National Guard until his retirement in early 2015. 


When Miller is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family.  As a thirty-five year resident of the Reno/Sparks community, he understands the value and importance of building community trust and partnerships.    


Cmdr Mark KatreCommander Mark Katre, Operations Division
Office Telephone: 775-334-2421

Professional Biography:  Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Sociology from Westfield State University, Westfield, Massachusetts.

Katre was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  In January of 1989, he was hired as a Police Officer by the Reno Police Department as part of the Safety 88 City of Reno hiring initiative.

During his career, Katre has worked in and supervised a variety of assignments to include: Patrol, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Police Training Officer Program, Community Action Team (Regional Gang Unit), K-9 Handler (Explosive Ordinance Detection Dog), Fleet Management, Consolidated Bomb Squad, Detectives (Burglary Unit/Special Investigations Unit), Training Division, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team Commander, and Traffic/Special Events Commander.

In 2013, Katre was appointed as the Director of the Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center and oversaw its transition to the Northern Nevada Regional Intelligence Center, where he served until his appointment to Commander.

Committed to our most cherished responsibility, the lives of those we serve.


Pincolini, BridgetAdministrative Services Manager Bridget Pincolini, Administrative Services Division
Office Telephone: 775-334-3848  Email:

Professional Biography: Master’s in Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada Reno. Pincolini is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police, sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum (2010), and received a certificate in Executive Leadership from Cornell University (2011). Pincolini is a graduate of the Leadership Reno Sparks class of 2012.



After fifteen years in the banking industry, Pincolini was hired by the Reno Police Department in 1998 to develop a grants management program, and later assumed responsibility for the police department’s budget and fiscal affairs.



In March 2009, she was promoted to Administrative Services Manager, with continued responsibility for the budget and fiscal affairs of the Department, as well as management of the non-sworn divisions of the Department to include: Payroll, Accounting, Supplies, Grants Management, Evidence, Fleet, and the Records & Identification Division.


During her career with the City, she has also instructed Diversity and Leadership training, revised the annual employee evaluation process to include the Department’s Core values of respect, integrity, fairness, and service, and has been involved in several committees to promote succession and strategic planning for the Department. Pincolini is a fourth generation Nevadan and is committed to promoting the safety and quality of life for the citizens of the Truckee Meadows Community.

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