Command Staff

Captain Junginger

Investigation Division Commander
Captain David Bunetta

Captain Bunetta began his law enforcement career at Huntington Beach in 1988.  Previously, he worked for the Orange County Probation Department.  During his law enforcement career he has had the opportunity to work a variety of assignments including: Patrol Officer, Oak View Task Force Officer, Detective, Sergeant, Crisis Negotiation Team Leader and Supervisor, Police spokesperson, Professional Standards Unit Supervisor, Watch Commander, and as the Chief’s Executive Officer.

Captain Bunetta has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University.  He is a graduate of the California POST Command College and Executive Development programs.  Additionally, he completed and is an instructor for the International Association of Chiefs of Police- Leadership in Police Organizations program. 

He was born and raised in Michigan and enjoys jogging and baseball.  Most of his leisure time is spent coaching youth sports with his children.


Captain Rodriguez

Uniform Division Commander
Captain Kelly Rodriguez

Captain Rodriguez started her career in law enforcement in 1989 with the Orange County Sheriff's Department where she worked custody for seven years. From there she transferred to the Huntington Beach Police Department and has served our community for twenty one years.

Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Cal State University Long Beach and a master's degree in Public Administration from National University. She recently attended the Harvard Kennedy Senior Executives in State and Local Government School. As an officer, Kelly had the opportunity to work patrol, field training officer, school resource officer, CNT, patrol rifle and also worked as a training officer.

After she promoted, she continued in a variety of assignments including SET, Beach Detail, PSU, HTF, MEU, CNT, Trauma Support, Patrol and Traffic. She has successfully coordinated the police support and logistics of some of the largest events that take place in Huntington Beach such as the annual Van's US Open of Surfing, the 4th of July Parade and most recently, the Breitling Air Show.

Captain Rodriguez is the first female captain in the history of the Huntington Beach Police Department.


Captain Brian Seitz

Administrative Operations Division Commander
Captain Brian Seitz

Captain Brian Seitz is a second generation police officer, following his father into public service. He began his career in 1987 with the Los Angeles Police Department working as a patrol field training officer. Having grown up in Huntington Beach, he returned home as a police officer and began working for the Huntington Beach Police Department in 1992. During his law enforcement career Brian has worked as a Field Training Officer, Narcotics Detective, Child Abuse Investigator, Homicide Investigator, Fraud Sergeant, Professional Standards Unit Sergeant, Watch Commander and Patrol Division Executive Officer. His proudest assignments were as a supervisor on the Crisis Negotiation Team and as a member, at all levels, of the Trauma Support Team for over 20 years.

Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Studies from Cal State University Long Beach and is a graduate of the California POST Command College and Executive Development programs.

Brian and his wife have been married since 1988, have three grown children and are experiencing the joys of being grandparents. He loves the outdoors and most of his time is spent with family either in the woods or along some river.

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City of Huntington Beach
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2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
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(714) 960-8825
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