The League Police Chiefs Department works closely with the California Police Chiefs Association to:
Promote and advance the science and art of police administration and crime prevention.
Develop and disseminate professional administrative practices, and promote their use in the police profession.
Foster police cooperation and the exchange of information and experience throughout the state.
Bring about recruitment and training in the police profession of qualified persons.
Encourage the adherence of all police officers to high professional standards of conduct in the strict compliance with the Law Enforcement Officer's Code of Ethics.
Please visit the California Police Chiefs Association online at www.californiapolicechiefs.org/.
The Police Chiefs Department Officers serve a one year term in their respective position with their terms concluding in March.
2012-13 Department Executive Officers
President – Scott Seaman, Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department Chief
1st Vice President -Kim Raney, Covina Police Department Chief
2nd Vice President – Peter Dunbar, Pleasant Hill Police Department Chief
3rd Vice President - Chris Boyd, Citrus Heights Police Department Chief Past President – David Maggard, Irvine Police Department Chief
Department Director* - Bob Lehner, Elk Grove Police Department Chief
*Department Director serves for a two-year term, beginning in even years.
Appointed by the department president, each department has at least one representative on each of the League’s standing eight committees that can provide technical information to the committee as a whole to ensure that the department has a voice in the decision-making process, and make recommendations to the board of directors on legislative and policy issues.
Visit the League’s Policy Development webpage to view upcoming meeting information, listed committees, and meeting agendas.
2012 Policy Committee Representatives
Note: The 2012 term has now concluded. Appointments are available for police department leadership through the Presidential Appointment process. For more information, please see How to Join a Policy Committee or contact Meg Desmond.