Brad Shannon grew up in the Colorado Springs area graduationg from Mitchell High School. He joined the El Paso County Sheriff's Office in 1987 after serving the Office for one and a half years as a Reserve Deputy. He is currently the Bureau Chief of the Law Enforcement Bureau which includes Patrol, Investigations, and Special Operations. He is married and has two children.
Brad attended Chapman College in Orange, California and Colorado State University in Pueblo, Colorado to pursue a Criminal Justice Degree. He also attended the 233rd Session of the FBI National Academy.