Board Members

Brian Dalton - President

Sergeant Dalton has worked for the Garden Grove Police Department since 1999. He began his career with the Garden Grove Police Department as a police reserve and is currently assigned to the Gang Suppression Unit. He has previously worked in the Career Criminal Apprehension Team, the patrol rifle squad and has worked as a Field Training Officer. Sergeant Dalton is in his third year as president of the Garden Grove Police Association.


Charles Loffler - Vice President

Sergeant Loffler has been a sworn member of the Garden Grove Police Department since 1999. He has worked numerous assignments, including Patrol/Field Training Officer, the Special Investigations Unit, and the Gang Suppression Unit, where he is currently assigned as a Detective. Sergeant Loffler has served on the Garden Grove Police Association Board of Directors for the past six years.


Eddie Desbiens- Treasurer

Master Officer Ed DesBiens has worked for the Garden Grove Police Department as a Police Officer since 1992. During his tenure his assignments have included several different Patrol Beats, the Canine Unit as a handler and the Traffic Unit as a Motor Officer. He has worked as a Field Training Officer, Explorer Advisor and had been a member of the Patrol Rifle Squad.

In 2012 he was assigned to Property Crimes as a Detective and is currently assigned as a Detective to the Crimes Against Persons Unit (CAP). Master Officer DesBiens has served on the Garden Grove Police Association Board for the past eight years, currently holding the position of Treasurer.


Tim Kovacs - Secretary

Corporal Tim Kovacs has been with the Garden Grove Police Department since 1991 and is currently assigned to the West Patrol Division. He has been a Field Training Officer since 1997, and has worked various assignments including as a Reserve Officer, Special Officer assigned as a school resource officer, Neighborhood Improvement Team, and Gang Suppression Unit.


Robert Stephenson - Board Member

Master Officer Stephenson has been a sworn member of the Garden Grove Police Department since 2008. He has worked numerous assignments, including Patrol/Field Training Officer and the Special Investigations. Master Officer Stephenson is in his first term with Garden Grove Police Association Board of Directors.


Troy Haller - Board Member

Troy Haller was hired by the Garden Grove Police Department in 1999. He has served in a variety of assignments including the Career Criminal Apprehension Team, Special Investigations Unit, and as Field Training Officer. He is currently working in patrol and is assigned to the East Division as a Sergeant. He was elected to the Garden Grove Police Officer's Association in 2015.


Michael Viscomi - Board Member

Michael Viscomi has worked for the Garden Grove Police Department since 2002. He was a Deputy Sheriff for the County of Los Angeles prior to beginning his career with the Garden Grove Police Department. He is currently assigned to the Community Policing Bureau’s Patrol Division. His previously worked in the Special Investigations Unit, the Career Criminal Apprehension Team, has worked as a Field Training Officer, and is currently on the Hostage Negotiation Team. Sgt. Viscomi has served on the Garden Grove Police Association Board of Directors for the past eight years.


Corporal John Bankson - Board Member

Corporal Bankson was hired by GGPD as a Reserve Officer in December of 2003. He became a full-time officer in April of 2004. Bankson has worked a variety of assignments and is currently assigned as the department's K-9 handler.

Contact Information

Garden Grove Police Association
PO Box 1709
Garden Grove, CA 92842
Phone: (714) 786-8004

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