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Board Members

Chief McConnellChief Lisa McConnell-
Temecula Police Department

Chief Lisa McConnell joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in September 1991. She attended the 119th Basic Peace Officer's Academy, and began her Sheriff's Department career assigned to the Robert Presley Detention Center. She later worked patrol at the Lake Elsinore and Southwest Stations. She was then assigned to the Personnel Bureau as a Department Recruiter.

She held collateral duties serving as an adjunct Public Information Officer (PIO) and a Crisis Negotiator. In 2004, McConnell was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the Corrections Division at the Southwest Detention Center. In 2009, she was transferred to Field Operations and worked a variety of assignments as a Sergeant at the Perris Station, until she was transferred to the Media Information Bureau as the Department's Public Information Officer. McConnell was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in December 2013, within Sheriff's Administration. In 2014, she was transferred to the Southwest Station where she held field and administrative assignments.

Chief McConnell holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Psychology. She is a graduate of the Supervisory Leadership Institute and resides locally.

August 1st, Sheriff Stan Sniff promoted Lieutenant Lisa McConnell to the rank of Sheriff's Captain - Captain McConnell took command of the Sheriff's Southwest Station and simultaneously serves as Police Chief for the City of Temecula.