Tyson Shearer has been with the Santa Clara Police Department since 2000 and is currently a Sergeant in the Field Operations Division. Tyson has served as a Crime Scene Evidence Investigator, Field Training Officer, Motor Officer, and Traffic Investigator. Tyson has also served on both the Special Response Team, Hostage Negotiations Team, and the SCPD Honor Guard. Tyson began serving on the SCPOA board of directors in 2003, and became its Vice President in 2018. Tyson is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard.