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Board Members

Chief McConnellCaptain Lisa McConnell -
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Captain Lisa McConnell joined the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in September 1991. As a deputy she worked in the Corrections Division and Patrol Operations at the Lake Elsinore and Southwest Stations. Additionally, she held collateral duties serving as an adjunct Public Information Officer (PIO), adjunct instructor, and a Crisis Negotiator.

In 2004, McConnell was promoted to Sergeant. As a sergeant she held several assignments within the Corrections Division, Field Operations, and 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.

In August 2017, McConnell promoted to the rank of Captain and served as the commander of the Southwest Station until January 2020, when she assumed command of the Riverside Sheriff’s Communications Bureau.

Captain 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.