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Paul Dennis

Lt. Paul Dennis  

Paul Dennis is a lieutenant with the Azusa Police Department. During his career in law enforcement, he has held a variety of assignments which include jailer, police officer, detective, sergeant, S.W.A.T. team member and S.W.A.T. team commander. He is currently assigned to the patrol division and serves as the sector area commander for the southern portion of Azusa.

Lt. Dennis earned an athletic scholarship to Azusa Pacific University where he was a competitive athlete in track and field specializing in 400 meter and 800 meter events. He was recognized as an all-American athlete for six years. During his undergraduate years at APU, the track team won four consecutive NAIA Conference National Championships. Lt. Dennis was born in Northern England and competed in the World University Games for Great Britain in 1989 and 1991.

Lt. Dennis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management at Azusa Pacific University. He has been an instructor at Citrus College since 2003.


Brian Elias

Brian Elias  

Brian Elias has over 20 years of experience in a variety of public safety roles including paramedic and police officer. He is currently a captain with the operations division of the Los Angeles County Department of Coroner. Brian is a fellow of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators and serves on that organization's board.


Peter Gold

Peter Gold  

Peter Gold began his involvement in law enforcement as an auxiliary/volunteer with the Glendora Police Department while working as the western United States vice president of a national paper distributor. Mr. Gold advanced to reserve police officer status and served the community in that capacity for nine years while continuing to work full time in private industry. A corporate buy-out provided the opportunity for early retirement allowing Mr. Gold to promote to full-time status as a police officer, where he worked in the patrol division for ten years.

Mr. Gold attended Citrus College following military service in the Republic of Viet Nam and transferred to California State Polytechnic University Pomona where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.


Monique Gregoire-Williams

Monique Gregoire-Williams

Monique Gregoire-Williams is an attorney in the Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office assigned to the Pomona courthouse. Dr. Gregoire-Williams has been with the public defender's office since 1991 and is currently a deputy III representing clients charged with felony crimes ranging from theft to murder. She is preparing for the deputy public defender IV exam which is required to represent defendants charged with murder with special circumstances which may result in the death penalty. Dr. Gregoire-Williams has been nominated on several occasions for recognition as trial lawyer of the year with the public defender's office. Her son, Marcus, attended Citrus College, completed classes in the administration of justice and transferred to the University of California Irvine where he completed his bachelor's degree. Marcus was recently admitted to the Whittier College School of Law.

During high school, Dr. Gregoire-Williams competed in track events with the Southern California Cheetahs and was a member of the track teams at Mount San Antonio College and University of California Irvine, specializing in 800 meter and 1500 meter events. Her father, Ernie Gregoire, coached women's track events at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Gregoire currently coaches track at Mount San Antonio College.

Dr. Gregoire-Williams has an Associate of Science from Mount San Antonio College, a Bachelor of Science from University of California Irvine, and a Juris Doctorate from University of La Verne Law School.


Linda Huber

Linda Huber  

Linda Huber is a forensic scientist III with the Orange County Sheriff Crime Laboratory. She has conducted laboratory analysis on biological material in the toxicology section and solid dose drugs in the controlled substances section. Currently, she is assigned to the trace evidence section where analyses are conducted on the following types of evidence: arson, fibers, explosives, paint, hair, glass, physical match, and general unknowns. She has also been assigned to the crime scene investigation section since 2004. There, she is qualified to assist in autopsies, conduct vehicle exams, and process crime scenes. In addition, she is also qualified to determine bullet trajectory and bloodstain pattern interpretation. As a volunteer, she is also a member of the Orange County Sheriff Department's Peer Support Team.

Mrs. Huber attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She is an active runner and enjoys training in Brazilian Gracie Jiu Jitsu with her young daughter.


Stephan Hunt

Stephan Hunt  

Stephan Hunt is a retired chief of police with the Azusa Police Department and has 30 years of law enforcement experience. He began his law enforcement involvement as an explorer scout at Arcadia Police Department. Following military service in the U.S. Army as a member of the 1/75 Ranger Battalion, he became a police officer at Azusa Police Department. Retired Chief Hunt has held a number of assignments that include patrol officer, supervisor and watch commander, narcotics detective, gang detective, detective lieutenant, field training officer, terrorism liaison officer and SWAT operator, team leader, and commander. He also commanded both the administrative and operations divisions of the police department prior to being appointed to chief of police. Retired Chief Hunt has been instructor at Citrus College since 2001.

Retired Chief Hunt has an Associate of Science degree from Citrus College, a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University Long Beach, and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Woodbury University.


Luis Lopez

Luis Lopez

Luis Lopez is currently a captain with the Montebello Police Department where he has served for over 30 years. Captain Lopez began his career as a police cadet in 1992 and became a captain in 2012.

During his career, Captain Lopez has worked a variety of assignments including field training officer, gang unit, special response team, detectives, narcotics, special investigations unit, patrol sergeant, patrol watch commander, detective bureau sergeant, detective bureau lieutenant, and currently serves as the patrol services commander.

Captain Lopez has earned numerous degrees: an Associates in Science Degree in Administration of Justice from Citrus College; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Studies from California State University, Long Beach; a Masters in Science Degree in Emergency Services Administration from California State University, Long Beach; and a Master of Leadership from the University of Southern California.


Arthur Villa, Jr.

Arthur Villa

Arthur Villa Jr. started his career in law enforcement as a parking enforcement officer for the La Verne Police Department. He worked there full-time for five years while attending college. He was hired as a full time police officer with the Huntington Beach Police Department in July 2015, where he is still currently employed. His assignments have included patrol, beach detail and he is a POST Certified Drug Recognition Expert.

Mr. Villa completed the honors program and holds an Associates of Arts degree from Citrus College. He transferred to California State University Fullerton where he double majored in psychology and criminal justice. Mr. Villa graduated cum laude in both disciplines and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Mr. Villa sought a graduate program abroad and holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


Kerwin Wong

Kerwin Wong

Kerwin Wong is currently a sergeant with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. His career of 28 years in law enforcement has given him opportunities to work numerous assignments, which include, jails, courts, patrol, undercover/sting operations, detectives, public relations, youth programs, background investigator, and incident management team. Sgt. Wong has been an instructor at Citrus College for over 18 years.

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