Training Department

Tommy Maher

LE Instructor | SWAT & CQC Tactics

Tommy is a Sergeant in the Fugitive Apprehension Unit with the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) in Saint Paul, MN. and has been with the Sheriff’s Office since 2014. He also has collateral duty assignments with the United States Marshall Northstar Fugitive Task Force and as an Assistant Team Leader with the Ramsey County SWAT team.  

Prior to his current assignment, Tommy was previously assigned as a Task Force Officer with the Drug Enforcement Administration Minneapolis/St. Paul District Office with additional assignment to their Special Response Team (SRT), Investigator with the Ramsey County Violent Crime Enforcement Team, and as a Field Training Officer in the Patrol Division. He has extensive experience teaching various courses of instruction for his team, department, and surrounding agencies, such as CQC, active assailant, HRT, vehicle suppression, tactical rappelling, and basic SWAT. Tommy became part of the 88 Tactical Mobile Training Team in May of 2023 and primarily teaches Vehicle Suppression and Basic SWAT.