About Sheriff's Assist Team
John Black has been a Sheriffs Assist Team (SAT) member since 2005. He has served as a Patrol Member, Deputy Commander and in 2011 was appointed as the
John is a 30 year veteran of the United States Army. He enlisted in the Army as an Infantry Rifleman from Denver, Colorado in 1965. John was commissioned from Infantry Officer Candidate School in 1966. He served in Vietnam and Desert Storm is the recipient of the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star Medal for Valor. John has a BA degree in History, an MBA, and an MS degree in National Strategic Studies. He retired as a Colonel from Fort Huachuca in 1995. After retiring from the Army, he worked 10 years for L3 Communications as a Program Manager and Vice President.