Law & Public Service

Criminal Justice Pathway Instructor Biography

Richard Pena, Public Services Pathway

BA in Psychology from Whittier College, MSW in Social Work from USC, 31 years on the California Highway Patrol, South Los Angeles and Orange County areas, motor officer, officer-involved shooting investigator, EMT, involved in over two thousand arrests, dignitary protection for three US presidents, task force Commander of undercover auto theft operations in Los Angels, Orange and San Diego counties, conducted over 100 search warrants and building entries, retired as the Captain of Westminster area office.