Mike S. Gancasz, was hired by the Police Department on August 4, 2000. Commander Gancasz is currently assigned to our Patrol Division. Lieutenant Mike Gancasz began his law enforcement career with the San Pablo Police Department in 2000 as a Patrol Officer. After assignments with Patrol and Investigations he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2008. During his career, Lieutenant Gancasz has served the Police Department in many roles. As an Officer and Sergeant he was assigned to both Patrol and Investigations. He was also a Field Training Officer, Instructor, and Supervisor of the Department’s Training Program for 7 years. He spent 4 years with the Department’s Gang Unit that served with the FBI East Bay Safe Streets Task Force. Lieutenant Gancasz holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Management, and is a 2012 graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute. He was named the San Pablo Police Officer of the Year in 2003. Lieutenant Gancasz and his wife live in Contra Costa County and have one daughter.