Stewart promoted into SSPD command position
Christina Stewart, a civilian employee for the Steamboat Springs Police Department, has been named to a new command position, support services manager, where she will oversee 13 civilians and two sworn members of the police force.
“We didn’t have to look far to fill this important leadership role showcasing the experience and talent within the department,” Police Chief Sherry Burlingame said in a press release on Tuesday, Oct. 11. “Christina brings a unique perspective and skill set to our leadership team. She will be a key executive team member as we continue to improve and strive for excellence to serve our community.”
Stewart will be responsible for the Support Services Division, which oversees community service and animal control operations, records, evidence, hiring, training, special events and managing the internal affairs and peer support programs.
An NCAA Division II soccer player throughout college, Stewart obtained bachelor degrees in business administration and management of sports industries from the University of New Haven in Connecticut.
“This is an exciting opportunity to help the department grow and better serve our community,” Stewart said in the release. “I look forward to focusing efforts on internal processes such as policy, training and application management systems. The support services team plays a critical role in performing our mission and I embrace this collaborative endeavor.”
Stewart has been with the SSPD since 2017, and she has held several positions within the records department including her most recent job as records supervisor. Stewart holds a master certification with the Colorado Certified Records Network and is a certified administrator for the Spillman Application, an integrated law enforcement software.
Stewart is the police department’s Colorado Crime Information Center Coordinator for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
Before joining SSPD, Stewart worked in the private sector as the owner of Rocky Mountain Business Services LLC. She also performed the duties of a paralegal while working with a law firm for several years.
Stewart is married with a son and three stepchildren.
The promotion went into effect on Sept. 12, and Stewart reports directly to Chief Burlingame.
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