Captain Walehwa

Captain WalehwaCaptain Joses Walehwa joined the Brea Police Department in 2024. He is currently serving as the Support Services Division Commander, overseeing the Investigations Unit, Dispatch, and Records. Captain Walehwa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Iowa and a Master’s of Criminal Justice from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa. 

Captain Walehwa previously served with the Scott County, Iowa Sheriff’s Office and most recently with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department where he last held the role of Captain in the North Patrol Operations Division. 
In his free time, Captain Walehwa enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, supporting his favorite sports teams, and outdoor activities. 
 Past Assignments 

  • Custody Operations 
  • Court Operations 
  • Patrol
  • Field Training Officer 
  • SWAT
  • Sergeant 
  • Lieutenant 
  • Academy Commander 
  • Yorba Linda Chief of Police Services


  • POST Management Certificate 
  • POST Academy Director 
  • Incident Command 
  • USC Executive Leadership Certificate Program”