Captain Perez brings with her to West Hollywood over 28 years of law enforcement experience. She has risen through the Sheriff’s ranks serving as an Operations Lieutenant, a Service Area Lieutenant and a Recruit Training Staff Sergeant, and she is an International Defensive Tactics instructor. She has held a variety of assignments, at other area patrol stations including; transit services, custody, and, until recently, the parks bureau.
Captain Perez spent two years specializing in surveillance and covert investigations, studied counter-terrorism at the FBI and is a graduate of USC’s Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE). Captain Perez has experience with large-scale special events and is a member of the Sheriff’s Department’s Incident Management Team. She has assisted several communities with their Rape Awareness, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Anti-Gang programs and is also a Cultural Diversity Instructor for the Sheriff’s Department.
She is highly skilled at public speaking, and with representing the Sheriff’s Department in both public and private sector settings.