John A. Gliatta

John A. Gliatta – Independent Police Reviewer, City of Fresno
Mr. Gliatta was appointed in August 2017 as Independent Police Reviewer for the Office of Independent Review, which provides a neutral, third-party review of police policies, procedures, strategies, and internal investigations. He comes to the City of Fresno from the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office, where he worked as a Crime Analyst for their Patrol Division.
Before working for the Sheriff’s Department, Mr. Gliatta spent 27 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he was consistently recognized as an outstanding agent and established a national reputation for his exceptional organizational and analytical skills. He was most recently the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Sacramento FBI office, where he managed all criminal investigative units, including Civil Rights, and many of the satellite offices within the division, including the Fresno Resident Agency.
Mr. Gliatta also served as Assistant Inspector of the Inspection Division at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., where he handled compliance inspections as well as investigations of Special Agent-involved shootings and internal affairs allegations. He also coordinated training to ensure investigations and tactical operations adhered to current legal guidelines.
A graduate of West Virginia University Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Mr. Gliatta also completed training at the Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy in Quantico, Virginia as well as FBI training in Diversity, Crisis Management, Ethics and Integrity and Civil Rights Investigations.