Chief of Police  Frank E. Nunes


Chief Nunes started his career in law enforcement in November of 1993, as a police officer at the Sierra Madre Police Department, following his service in the United States Marine Corps.  On April 1, 1997, Frank started with the City of Buena Park as a lateral police officer.

As an officer, Chief Nunes has worked a variety of specialized assignments.  He worked as a Gang Investigator, Burglary Detective, Robbery Homicide Detective and Field Training Officer.  He also served on the SWAT Team and the department’s color guard.  Chief Nunes took pride in providing the best service to the community and his co-workers.

Chief Nunes has received countless accolades from members of the community, Captains Letters, Commendations, Top Cop Awards, Distinguished Service Award, Supervisor of the Year and two Lifesaving Awards, and as always continues his oath of commitment to service.  He possesses a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from National University.  He is someone who has never faltered from being an outstanding representative of the police department and the Buena Park Police Department is truly grateful for his service and leadership.