Chief Colon began his law enforcement career in 1999 when he enlisted in the United States Army as a Military Police Officer. He served as a Patrol Officer, Military Police Investigator, and earned the rank of Sergeant before leaving the military. Chief Colon was hired by the Riverside Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 2006. Chief Colon served as a Patrol Officer and Evidence Technician. In 2012 Chief Colon was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he was a Road Patrol supervisor. In 2017 Chief Colon was promoted to rank of Major with the Riverside Police Department where he was the Commander of the Criminal Investigation Division and administrative staff. In 2021 Chief Colon became the Road Patrol Commander for the Riverside Police Department, supervising the Road Patrol Sergeants and Patrol Officers.
In September of 2021, Chief Colon was selected to be the Police Chief for the Franklin Division of Police. Chief Colon believes that the Police Division and Citizens of Franklin form a collaborative team to better the community.
Chief Colon has earned an Associate’s Degree in Justice Administration from Hawaii Pacific University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University, and two Masters of Science Degrees, one in Homeland Security and the other in Criminal Justice, both from Tiffin University. He is a graduate of the Supervisory Training Education Program, Police Executive Leadership Course, Certified Law Enforcement Executive course, and FBI National Academy, Session 284.