Rick "Mudd" Munder

Rick Munder began his law enforcement career over 30 years ago. He has worked for the Monterey Park Police Department his entire career. During his career he has worked as an FTO, motorcycle officer, training manager, community relations bureau commander, jail supervisor, watch commander and detective sergeant. He is currently assigned as the sergeant in charge of the crime impact team, which deals with criminal apprehension, vice, narcotic and gang investigations.

He began as an instructor in 1993, and since that time he has taught a wide variety of topics. Rick graduated from the prestigious California POST Master Instructor Program in 2003. He holds the distinction of authoring the first POST approved TASER class in the state of California. He has also appeared in two POST videos as a subject matter expert titled “Surviving Deadly Assaults,” and “Active Shooter.”

Rick has also been published in American Police Beat Magazine, as well as several lesser known publications. He has authored and facilitated one of his department’s strategic plans and has authored and facilitated team building workshops for local municipalities.
Rick Munder

Rick Munder