Captain John Clark, B.A.


Retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

John Clark served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for over thirty-three years. His broad experience includes command, administrative, operational and tactical assignments in Patrol, Detective, Custody, Court, and Administrative divisions.  The last eight years were spent at command level posts.

As Captain, he was in command of various units including internal investigations, financial and cyber crimes, custody operations and inmate transportation, responsible for the administrative and operational management of each.  John also managed the Southern California High Tech Taskforce comprised of Federal, State and local agencies as part of his command duties.

Throughout his career, John was a command and operations level member of a county-wide team responsible for managing all department resources during natural disasters, civil disturbances and other high profile events such as political conventions and sporting events.

John was a member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, the Southern California Jail Managers Association, the Los Angeles Superior Court Management Group, and the San Gabriel Valley Peace Officers Association.  He also served as an adjunct faculty member for a local community college.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the California State University, Fullerton.