Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
MPA, Public Financial Management — California State University, Fullerton
4.0 GPA (Member Phi Kappa Phi) - 2003
BA, Criminal Justice — The Union Institute — 1999
National Institute for Justice, Technology Institute, Washington, DC
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Incident Command System
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Terrorism for First Responders
POST Courses POST Certificates
West Point Leadership Program Management
Instructor Development Course Supervisor
Middle Manager Advanced Officer
Watch Commander Intermediate Officer
Supervisory Development Basic Officer
Police Technology (Prentice Hall, July 2004)
Leadership: Texas Hold 'em Style
NYPD to LAPD: An Introduction to Policing
Analysis Techniques for Criminal Justice Managers
Terrorism and Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Supervision
Minorities and Criminal Justice
The Enforcement Function
Principles of Investigations and
Criminal Justice Ethics
Crime and Delinquency
Principles of Investigations and Reporting
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON
(Instructor) 2004 - Present
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO
(Instructor) Fall 2006
UNION INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY
(Faculty Advisor and Instructor) 2004 – Present
HI TECH CRIMINAL JUSTICE
2003 – Present – Owner
The mission of this business is to provide online resources for criminal justice practitioners.
2003 – Present – Founding Board Chair
The Mission of this organization is to provide transitional housing, independent living skills and educational opportunities for emancipated foster youth.
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT 1980-2003
· LIEUTENANT (1997-- 2003)
Detective Support Division, Fugitive Warrant Section
Supervise 70 sworn and 5 non-sworn employees.
Oversaw service of all adult felony warrants; the prosecution of foreign nationals in their country of origin; and the location and apprehension of fugitives from other jurisdictions;
Conduct international criminal investigations at the behest of Interpol. Liaison between Interpol, foreign consulates and LAPD. Acting Commanding Officer — coordinated all division activities in absence of superior
Central Traffic Division
Watch Commander—Bureau consisting of 110 sq. miles with approximately I million residents. Supervised the activities of 20 accident investigators and 44 motorcycle officers. Acting Commanding Officer — coordinated all division activities in absence of superior
Administrative Lieutenant reporting to Area Commanding Officer — prepared and reviewed all paperwork and documentation for 405 personnel. Watch Commander — directed 10 subordinate supervisors and 110 line personnel. Responsible for basic patrol, Venice Beach Detail and LAX Substation. Oversaw anti gang activities; responded to tactical alerts; and resolved all management issues. Managed transition from flexible work schedule to standard 10/80; directed the transition to new public complaint system; and facilitated transition to improved Community Oriented Policing Model.
· SERGEANT (1988-1997)
Internal Affairs Group
Investigated allegations of misconduct against police officers.
Patrol Sergeant, Administrative Sergeant — conducted personnel investigations at direction of Commanding Officer.
Community Relations — supervised a staff of 8; responded to crisis situations throughout the community; and represented Department through numerous public speaking engagements. Managed Explorer Post, Business Booster Association, Police Clergy Council, Reserve Police Officers, Senior Lead Officer Program, and Neighborhood Watch Program. Participated in numerous community related activities and events including Open Houses, Halloween activities and Christmas basket distribution.
Patrol Adjutant — directed all front office activities including writing management papers, drafting management correspondence, reviewing time slips and handling all personnel functions.
Floor Supervisor supervised thirty 911 operators and 10 report takers.
Watch Commander — managed emergency allocation of personnel citywide; and oversaw system crises and breakdowns.
Southwest Area, 77th Area & Northeast Area
· POLICE OFFICER (1980- 1988)
Newton Area . . . Southwest Area . . Central Area
Foot beat officer, patrol officer and training officer
WEINGART CENTER ASSOCIATION (1986- 1990)
(One-stop Service Center for Homeless - Concurrent with LAPD Employment)
· DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (Part-time & Concurrent with LAPD)
Initially hired as Director of Security, responsible for 18 security officers and a $1 million budget. Accountable for the management of security services provided to in-house County agencies; Advanced to Director of Operations, in charge of 150 employees and a $3 million budget.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS / COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
· Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
· Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
· Member, Author’s Guild
· Member Rotary Club of San Dimas, Past President
· LAPD Code One Toastmasters (Past Vice President)
· Assistant Cubmaster, Boy Scouts of America
· Past Member, Peace Officer’s Association of Los Angeles County
· Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scouts of America
· Past Chapter Advisor, Order of the Arrow – Sunset Chapter, Navajo Lodge
· Phi Kappa Phi and Alpha Phi Sigma – Honors Societies
AWARDS & HONORS
· Police Medal for Heroism
· Club, District and Regional Toastmaster Awards
· Commendations for Outstanding Performance (200)
· Numerous community letters of appreciation
· Recognized by southern California Automobile Club for superior vehicle and antitheft enforcement and safe driving
· United States Coast Guard Reserve (1976-1983)
PMB No. 122
1034 W. Arrow Highway, Suite D
San Dimas, CA 91773