City of Fontana Mayor and Council to Swear in New Police Chief Billy Green

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Fontana Police Department
Chief Robert Ramsey
Service with Integrity

Press Release

May 1, 2018

City of Fontana Mayor and Council to Swear in New Police Chief Billy Green


Fontana, Calif. - The City of Fontana Mayor and City Council invite the public to attend the swearing-in ceremony for new Police Chief Billy Green taking place Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. inside the Grover W. Taylor Council Chambers (8353 Sierra Avenue). The ceremony will occcur during the regularly scheduled council meeting. 

Captain Billy Green will serve as the next Fontana Police Chief following the retirement of Chief Bob Ramsey on May 5, 2018. Green, a former U.S. Marine and Ontario native, started his law enforcement career in the City of Baldwin Park before joining the Fontana Police Department in 1999.

Incoming Chief Billy Green is excited to serve the City of Fontana as the next chief of police. "I am humbled to follow in the footsteps of the department’s previous chiefs and extremely grateful to my mentors for taking the time to teach me," expresses Green. "Chief Ramsey is leaving the Fontana Police Department in an all-around great place and I am looking forward to building on the momentum he generated. The community of Fontana is served by a phenomenal group of hard working police professionals that truly care about doing the right thing. I am honored to be their leader.”         

For those unable to attend the swearing-in ceremony, Fontana Police Chief Green will be at Fontana Park on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for the police department's  Afternoon in the Park community meeting. He will be on hand to introduce himself and answer any questions. During the meeting, residents also have the opportunity to meet their Fontana officers and neighbors.The family-friendly event will include K9 demonstrations, equipment displays, the mobile recreation unit and community resources. 

Billy Green will be the City's 10th police chief. Green has served the community in a variety of positions including roles as acting Chief of Police for the Fontana Unified School District, Investigative Detective and a member of the Inland Valley Swat (IVS) Team for 17 years. The IVS team is a regional task force comprised of three different agencies: Rialto, Colton and Fontana. 

For more information about the swearing-in ceremony, please contact Martha Guzman-Hurtado at (909) 350-6520.