On March 11, 2011, the City of Buena Park appointed Corey S. Sianez as its ninth Chief of Police. A native Californian, Chief Sianez began his law enforcement career at the age of 21 with the Buena Park Police Department. During his steadfast career of 37 years, he has risen through the ranks serving in various specialized assignments including Motors, SWAT, Burglary, Robbery, Homicide and Internal Affairs. Additionally, he served as Captain in both the Operations and Support Services Divisions. He was the primary catalyst for completing the first Five-Year Strategic Plan in the history of the Department. After 37 years, he remains true and faithful to the City of Buena Park.
Along with his law enforcement experience, Chief Sianez continued his education, earning his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from National University, a Bachelor of Science Degree from California State University, Long Beach in Occupational Studies, completed several leadership courses including the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute program, the Police Officers’ Standards and Training Command College Class No. 37, and Executive Development training.
Not long ago, Chief Sianez was presented with Goldenwest College’s Pillar of Achievement Award and the Soroptimist International Club’s Love of Country Award. He is a well-known, active member of the Buena Park Community, sitting as a Board Member for the Boys & Girls Club, as well as a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Chief Sianez is a Past-President of the Orange County Chiefs of Police and Sheriff’s Association, is a member of the California Police Chiefs’ Association, where he sits on the Committee for Emerging Trends in Law Enforcement, and is a member of both the Fullerton and Goldenwest Colleges Criminal Justice Advisory Committees.
The Chief enjoys life with his wife and children, and also finds pleasure in traveling, exercising, golfing, attending sporting events, riding his motorcycle, as well as spending quality time with friends and extended family.