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The Long Beach Police Department is proud to announce the promotion and appointment of several employees that took place at a ceremony held today. The employees and their new ranks are as follows:

Deputy Chief Richard Conant
Administration Bureau Chief Jason Campbell
Commander Steve Lauricella
Commander Michael Lewis
Administrator Thomas Behrens
Administrator Brandon Walker
Lieutenant Ryan LeBaron
Lieutenant Melvin McGuire
Lieutenant Erik Herzog
Sergeant Jarrod Lewis
Sergeant Isiah Hughes
Sergeant Christopher Martin
Sergeant Eric Golz
Sergeant Sovanna Ly
Sergeant Robert Trout
Sergeant Jose Flores
Clerk Supervisor Kinisimary Roberts
Administrative Analyst Janiece McMullin

Commander Michael Lewis
Commander Michael Lewis began his career with the City of Long Beach in 1988 as a Recreation Leader Lifeguard. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2003 and Lieutenant in 2007. Commander Lewis will be tasked with developing and implementing a plan to restore the proposed South Patrol Division as discussed in the recently passed “Measure A” ballot initiative.

Commander Lewis became a police officer in 1993, and in addition to Patrol, held a variety of positions in the Investigations and Support Bureaus, in the Traffic Section as a Motor Officer and on the DUI Team, Homeland Security, and the Port Police Unit. Lieutenant Lewis most recently served as the West Division Liaison Lieutenant.

“I am committed to increasing safety in our neighborhoods,” said Commander Michael Lewis. “I value the importance of open communication with the community, and look forward to building on existing relationships and establishing new partnerships.”

Previous promotion announcements:

Click on the below link for the News Release relating to promotion of Deputy Chief Richard Conant and Commander Steve Lauricella:


Click on the below link for the News Release relating to promotion of Administration Bureau Chief Jason Campbell:


The men and women of the Long Beach Police Department congratulate all the newly appointed and promoted employees and wish them continued success in their new assignments.