Captain Brian Korell was raised near Red Lodge, Montana. After serving in the United States Air Force, he was hired by the Billings Police Department in 1994. Captain Korell was a K-9 handler for many years and was promoted to sergeant in 2004. In 2008 he was transferred to the CCSIU/HIDTA drug task and served with them until 2015. In 2018 he was promoted to Captain of the Police Operations Division.