January WAKE UP! Newport – Newport Beach Police Department Update
Date/TimeDate(s) - 01/05/2017
7:15 am - 8:30 am
LocationNewport Beach Public Library (Friends Room)
1000 Avocado Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
• New initiatives at the Police Department
• Overview of Crime Trends in Newport Beach
• Proposition 64 – Recreational Marijuana
This event is free to the public, but please make reservations so we can plan for food and seating.
Coffee and Breakfast Treats Provided by
Featuring Guest Speaker
Chief of Police
City of Newport Beach
Chief Jon T. Lewis is the 10th Chief of Police in the Department’s history, assuming office on March 22, 2016. He holds a Bachelor of the Science degree in Criminal Justice with a Minor in Speech Communication from Long Beach State University and a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Chapman University.
He began his law enforcement career with the Newport Beach Police Department in July of 1991 and has worked in a variety of assignments, including: Bike Patrol, Gang Suppression, Drug Recognition Expert, SWAT, Economic Crimes Detective, Field Training Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Professional Standards Unit Sergeant, Patrol Division Watch Commander, Support Services Commander, Executive Officer, Crisis Negotiation Team Commander and Deputy Chief. As Deputy Chief, he served in the Detective Division before transferring to the Patrol/Traffic Division with responsibility for the Department’s uniform personnel.
Chief Lewis has been highly involved in the Newport Beach community for many years. He is an active member of the prestigious Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Commodore’s Club and serves on the Newport Beach and Company Board of Directors. He is a graduate of the Leadership Tomorrow program and has served as Chair of the Board of Directors. He was a member of the 2014 Bowl Championship Series Host Committee and the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Committee. The Chief also serves on the Regional Narcotic Suppression Program (RNSP) Executive Board, the Orange County Auto Theft Taskforce (OCATT) Executive Committee and the Orange County Commission to End Homelessness. He is a member of the Orange County Chiefs’ and Sheriff’s Association, the California Police Chiefs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Chief Lewis lives in Orange County with his wife and two children.
Bookings are now closed for this event. Please call the Chamber at 949-729-4400 for possible availability.