Police Department Biographies

Chief Bryan M. Cameron Bryan began serving the residents of Aquia Harbour in May of 2022 and brought ten years of experience in law enforcement with him. He has served as a patrol officer, major crimes investigator, and has served on gangs/narcotics task forces. While working in law enforcement, Bryan obtained his bachelor's degree in criminal justice as well as a master’s degree in management. Bryan served as the Sergeant of Patrol as well as the Major of Operations for the Aquia Harbour Police Department prior to becoming Chief. Bryan is currently the department’s firearms instructor, taser instructor, and is a field training officer. Outside of work Bryan enjoys spending time with his family.  
Lieutenant Randell Connelly I have been a public servant my whole life since graduating high school.  Prior to coming to Aquia Harbour, I worked for the County of Stafford as a Senior Deputy for approximately five and a half years.  Before that I served my country as a Hospital Corpsman in the US Navy serving primarily with the Marines.  While serving as a Hospital Corpsman, I served two tours in combat forward deployed units supporting of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
I carry myself in my personal life as well as professional life by remembering one of my favorites quotes by Albert Pine “For what we do for ourselves, dies with us.  What we do for others and the world, remains and is immortal”. 
Officer Rusty Daymude Rusty Daymude started his law enforcement career at Aquia Harbour in January of 2003. He has 21 years of law enforcement experience, and 14 of those years have been serving the residents of Aquia Harbour. He also has served as a Patrol Sergeant for the Bowling Green Police Department. Rusty served his country as a United States Marine and was a Non-Commissioned Officer, he is also a volunteer firefighter in his spare time. Rusty's specialties include community policing, events planning, and conflict resolution. He is currently a general instructor, field training officer, S.W.A.T. certified, and is currently working on his bachelor's degree in human resource management. Outside of work Rusty enjoys spending time with his family, going to the beach, SCUBA diving, weight lifting, surfing, and skateboarding.
Officer Carlos Guevara I am a dedicated individual who has had dreams and hopes of becoming a law enforcement officer since my first year of high school.  I’ve been working in the food industry since I was 16 years old and moved my way up the ranks becoming a general manager by age of 18. I love cooking and spend my free time with family and friends.  
Now that I have been given an opportunity to pursue dream of becoming an officer with AHPD, I’m looking forward to giving back to the community in hopes of putting all my skills into practice and being part of something bigger than myself.
Sergeant Deon Johnson-Jackson aka “J.J”. is Northern Virginia transplant of ten years, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and enjoying the greenery that the Mid-Atlantic has to offer. A career in Law Enforcement has been his dream job, his “North Star”, for as long as he could remember. In 2018, Deon obtained his Law Enforcement certification through the NVCJA. While attending, he was voted amongst his peers to be their class Vice President – allowing him the opportunity to lead 108 recruits to becoming sworn officers spanning 17 agencies. Deon was sworn into MWAA PD. Patrolling DCA, IAD and the road in between Route 267 gave him a lot of opportunities to hone his skills and eventually have the chance to become a K-9 Explosive Detection Handler. Deon is excited to join the Aquia Harbor PD because it allows him to focus on communities – a welcome change of pace from the hustle and bustle of travelers. When not in uniform, Deon advises you’ll most likely see him on the lake, coasting along in his bright orange Hobie kayak. 
Officer Abe Lasco Has served as a Law Enforcement officer for over ten years. Prior to coming to Aquia Harbour he worked for both Orange County Sheriff’s Office and Fredericksburg Police Department. During that time, he has spent over five years as an investigator for CID, served as a Task Force Officer for both the US Marshals fugitive apprehension team and Virginia State Police drug and gang taskforce. He has also served as member of a SWAT team and was a tactics and firearms instructor. Prior to his career in Law Enforcement, he served eight years as a US Marine. Outside of work Abe enjoys spending time with friends and family usually on a boat or a motorcycle.
Officer Keith Santillo has dedicated himself to law enforcement. After his 26-year career with the United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency; he continued in a civilian capacity assisting with the training of new FBI agents as a role player during scenario-based activities. Keith is also currently in the process of obtaining a “Top Secret” security clearance. He advised he considers himself an outdoorsman and in his free time loves to fly fish, train at the shooting range and hike.
Officer Alex West has served in law enforcement for 4.5 years.  He started his career with the Virginia State Police in Area 13 and Area 15 as a Virginia State Trooper.  He served with the Culpeper County Sheriff’s office for a brief time before coming to work for Aquia Harbour PD.