Damon Kurtz

Vice President

Damon Kurtz

Damon is a current police officer with the Fresno Police Department. He began his career in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff with the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department in 1994. He lateraled to the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department in 1998 before coming to the Fresno Police Department in 2004. Damon worked 14 years as a patrol officer as well as several various assignments and extra duties such as Field Training Officer, Domestic Violence Detective, Bicycle Patrol, Mounted Patrol, and Dive Team.

Damon was first elected as a Trustee to the PORAC Insurance and Benefits Trust, representing Region II in 2013. In 2015 he was selected to represent the Trust as its Chairman. In 2018, Damon was elected as the Vice president of PORAC.

Prior to his election to PORAC Vice President Damon served for 10 years on the Fresno Police Officers’ Association Executive Board. 2 years as President, 4 years as its First Vice President, and 4 years as a Business Representative. Damon is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served 4 years before starting his career in law enforcement.