The Scottsdale Police department recently promoted two Lieutenants to the rank of Commander.
Tom Henny was promoted to fill the vacancy created by the departure of Commander John Cervantes last month. Commander Henny has been placed in charge of the McKellips Patrol district, which is the area in the south of our city. Commander Henny is a 23 year Scottsdale police veteran who has worked in many different areas of the police department, including detectives, internal affairs and patrol watch commander. He plans to carry on with the philosophy of that community partnerships and collaboration are the key to successful public safety programs. Commander Henny holds a BAS in Administration of Justice from Northern Arizona University and a M Ed. In Human Relations from Northern Arizona University. He is a graduate of the Northwestern University, Center for Public Safety, Police, Staff and Command School.
Ronald Bayne has been promoted to the rank of commander to replace the outgoing District 4 commander, Mike Rosenberger. Commander Bayne will be running the Foothills District patrol function, which includes the northern-most regions of Scottsdale.
Commander Bayne is a 20-year veteran of the police department serving in a variety of assignments including patrol, Special Assignment’s Unit/SWAT, State Gang Task Force, High Enforcement Arrest Team, Patrol Sergeant, Internal Affairs supervisor, Patrol Watch Commander, and most recently, Lieutenant over the Patrol Enforcement Section.
Commander Bayne has Master’s Degrees in Criminal Justice from New Mexico State University in Education/Counseling/Human Relations from Northern Arizona University and has served as Area Chair in the Department of Criminal Justice & Security for the past two years at the University of Phoenix. Commander Bayne is fluent in Spanish.
Commander Bayne says he greatly looks forward to working with the dedicated personnel serving that area of the city and plans on continuing the great work they are doing by emphasizing exceptional law enforcement service through community partnerships.