Captain Brian Richards began his career at the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office in October, 1989. He graduated from the Nebraska Law Enforcement Academy in October, 1990. Captain Richards graduated from Bellevue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration.
During Captain Richards' tenure, he has worked in various divisions of the Sheriff's Office, to include the Road Patrol, Narcotics, Investigations and Jail. He also served on the Emergency Service Unit for eight years. Captain Richards is the Adjunct High Risk Incident Commander.