Ryan Rhoades began a career in Law Enforcement in 2002 with the Caldwell Police Department. Rhoades worked in various assignments, including; Patrol, Detective, TRT (Tactical Response Team), and SRO. Rhoades served on the Caldwell Police Employees Association, as well as the CPEA FOP as an executive board member. In 2009, Rhoades left Caldwell to join the Meridian Police Department. While at MPD, Rhoades has held assignments in Patrol, Investigations, SWAT, and is currently assigned as an SRO in the West Ada School District. Rhoades currently holds a position on the Treasure Valley FOP Lodge #11 executive board as well. Rhoades holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate through the Idaho POST Academy, and is an Instructor in Arrest and Control Tactics, Ground Control, Building Search Techniques, and Tactical Team Operations.