Solano Community College

Meet Our Staff

 Lt. Craig Collins

Lieutenant Collins
Solano County Sheriff's Office
Solano Community College

Lieutenant Craig Collins started his career with the Solano County Sheriff’s Office in August, 2002. As a Deputy-Sheriff, he was assigned to Court Security, Patrol, and Coroner’s Office. During these assignments Craig worked other collateral duties including Field Training Officer, K-9 Handler, and S.W.A.T. team operator. He also provided agency training as a Defensive Tactics Instructor and Tactical Rifle Instructor.

Craig was promoted to Sergeant-Sheriff in December, 2015. As a Sergeant, he was a supervisor for Patrol and the Sheriff’s Enforcement Team (SET). In addition to his regular assignments he also supervised the K-9 Unit, the Defensive Tactics Team, as well as being named S.W.A.T. team leader. In 2016, Craig co-created a tactical entry program codifying search and entry techniques for the Sheriff’s Office. In 2018, Craig received the Sheriff’s Office Medal of Valor for his actions in the line of duty.

In June, 2019 Craig Collins was promoted to Lieutenant-Sheriff. He was assigned to the Compliance and Professional Standards Bureau for several months. Craig is currently attending the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (SLI) Class 433. He holds numerous professional certificates from the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards in Training (POST), including advanced and administration certificates in leading tactical teams and missions. Craig has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Management.

 Deputy Russell

Deputy Russell

Deputy Sheriff Maranda Russell has been with the Solano County Sheriff's Office since February 2016.  Prior to the Solano Sheriff's Office, Deputy Russell worked at the Dixon Police Department for 10 years in various positions.  During her time with the Sheriff's Office she has been assigned to the courts and patrol division. 

In February of 2017, she was selected as the college deputy for the Solano Community College Campus Sheriff's Office.  Since her arrival at the college, she has played an active role in mentoring and leading the new Community Service Officer (CSO) program offered through the college's Occupational Education program. 

Deputy Russell looks forward to developing relationships with the students and staff at Solano Community College to create a safe and welcoming environment for students to continue their education.

 Deputy Williams

Deputy Williams

Deputy Sheriff Bryant Williams has been with the Solano County Sheriff's Office since 2014, where he has been assigned to patrol as well as court services in both Fairfield and Vallejo.  Deputy Williams is also a member of the Solano County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard. 

Deputy Williams worked for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office between 1993 and 2013, where he worked a variety of assignments ranging from detention, patrol, investigations, and SWAT to eventually retiring at the rank of sergeant. 

Deputy Williams is also a veteran of the United States Navy, where he traveled abroad extensively working as a Cryptologic Technician.

Deputy Williams holds an Associate's Degree in Humanities from San Joaquin Delta College and a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from the University of California at Davis. 

Deputy Williams grew up in Stockton, California, but currently resides in the local area with his wife and two sons. 

Deputy Williams feels it is a privilege, and looks forward to, working with the students, faculty and staff at Solano Community College. 

 

 

 Parking Enforcement Officer Gay

Tania Gay
Parking Enforcement Officer

Parking Enforcement Officer Tania Gay has been with Solano Community College since October 2013.  Prior to that she was with Vacaville Police Department for nearly 30 years.  She spent 12 years supervising the CSI/Evidence Office.  Other assignments at VVPD included Civilian Investigator, CVSA (lie detector) Examiner, Evidence Technician, Dispatcher, Crime Prevention Technician, and Truant Officer. 

 SSO Clark-Webb

SSO Clark-Webb
Vacaville Center

Sheriff's Security Officer Kristin Clark-Webb was born and raised in Solano County.  She graduated from Vacaville High School in 2012 and began her career with the Solano County Sheriff's Office in March of 2017. 

Kristin was heavily involved in both the Solano County 4-H and FFA programs as a youth and was pursuing a career in Agriculture Education.  However, a college Criminal Justice class sparked an interest that allowed her passion for education and helping others to take a new form and changed her career goals.  She is currently working on completing an Associates degree in Agriculture as well as Administration of Justice and is working towards completing her P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate. 

After beginning her career with the Sheriff's Office, she was primarily assigned to working the Fairfield courts with a goal of working at the Solano Community College Campus Sheriff's Office.  She is very excited to have this opportunity and looks forward to providing security for the campus and building positive relationships with staff and students. 

In her free time you can find Kristin camping and fishing with family and friends or going on adventures with her fiancé. 

 SSO Gray

SSO Gray
Fairfield Campus

Sheriff's Security Officer Fred Gray entered law enforcement at the age of 21, working for the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.  He promoted to the rank of sergeant, working mainly at the Richmond Station.  He retired after 29 years of service.

Fred came out of retirement to work for the Contra Costa Community College District Police Department for 5 years, then retired again.  Eventually he got the law enforcement bug again and came to work for Solano County Sheriff's Office in 2012, being assigned to the Solano Community College Campus Sheriff's Office. 

Fred was born and raised in Richmond, California.  He attended Richmond High School, Contra Costa College, and Chabot College.  He enjoys playing golf and spending time in Maui. 

 SSO Lamb

SSO Lamb
Vallejo Center

Sheriff's Security Officer Allan Lamb has been with the Solano County Sheriff's Office since early 2013, primarily working at the Solano Community College Campus Sheriff's Office.  Allan retired as a lieutenant from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office after 25+ years of service.  He has worked the Oakland Airport, Coroner's Office, Civil, Bailiff's, Mobile Data Unit, and the jails. 

Allan holds an Associate in Arts Degree from Solano Community College. 

 SSO Salazar

SSO Salazar
Vacaville Center

Sheriff's Security Officer Ben Salazar has been with the Solano County Sheriff's Office since May 2016.  He was previously employed by the Solano College Police Department as a Police Aide for 2 years.

Ben holds an Associate in Science - Transfer Degree in Criminal Justice from Solano Community College, and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento. 

Ben is a local to the Solano County area, and often spends his free time hunting and fishing. 

 Photos by: Rhonda Roman and Sidney Laws