Mac Venzon

Subject Matter Expert

Reno Police Department (Retired)

Areas of Expertise:
Leadership & Management, Drug Enforcement/Education

Mr. Mac Venzon is a retired Deputy Chief from the Reno Police Department in Reno, Nevada. During his nearly 24-year career with the Reno Police Department, Mr. Venzon worked in all aspects of drug enforcement and transitioned a narcotics unit from strictly enforcement oriented, to a unit focused on education coupled with enforcement. 

In 2012, Mr. Venzon was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief.  In the last 8 years of his career, he had the opportunity to oversee each of the divisions of the Reno Police Department.  

Deputy Chief Venzon is a graduate of the 262nd session of the FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Research Forum’s (PERF) Senior Management Institute of Police. 

In retirement, Deputy Chief Venzon has spent time consulting for CNA and working with an international police department as they conduct national police reform.