September Marine Committee – Harbor Patrol Update with Harbormaster Chris Corn


Date(s) - 09/04/2018
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Marina Park
1600 W. Balboa Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660
September Marine Committee - Harbor Patrol Update with Harbormaster Chris Corn

The Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Marine Committee meets once a month to provide information and education on all  topics that are “marine oriented”. The meetings are open to the public and will be held at 5:30 pm the 1st Tuesday of the month at the Marina Park located on Newport Harbor in Newport Beach.

Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce Marine Committee
September 4, 2018 – 5:30 pm

Harbor Patrol Update

Lieutenant Chris Corn
Bureau Commander and Harbormaster
Orange County

The Meeting will feature…

  • Update on current activities of the Harbor Patrol here in Newport Beach
  • Discussion of how Newport Harbor works with other harbors in Orange County

Refreshments sponsored by
Lynn Selich
American Marine Insurance

This is a FREE event. Reservations are not needed.
Plenty of Free Parking at Marina Park.
(Parking Code 180921.

Lieutenant Chris Corn oversees the 40 deputies and 7 sergeants, who provide marine law enforcement, firefighting, and rescue services for Orange County’s three harbors and 43 miles of coastline. Lieutenant Corn is a 24-year veteran of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. He graduated from the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy in 1995.  After graduating, he worked for 6 years in the Central Men’s Jail.  In 2000 he completed his patrol training in the City of Lake Forest. In 2002, he transferred to the Harbor Patrol and in 2008 became the Training Deputy for the bureau. Lieutenant Corn was also selected to be a member of the department’s Underwater Search and Recovery Team (Dive Team).

Lieutenant Corn was promoted to Sergeant in March of 2011 and was assigned to the Theo Lacy Facility for a year before transferring to the ICE Program. In June of 2012, he was selected to be a part of the S.A.F.E Division, where he supervised the team that created the department’s Personnel History Index (PHI).

In July of 2015, Lieutenant Corn promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to the Intake and Release Center (IRC) and became one of the facility’s Watch Commanders. In 2016, he was selected to be the Administrative Lieutenant for the division. In 2017, Lieutenant Corn transferred to the James A. Musick Facility and became the Administrative Lieutenant.

In late 2017, Lieutenant Corn was selected to become the Homeland Security Mutual Aid Bureau Lieutenant.  The bureau contained the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), Law Enforcement Mutual Aid, Homeland Security Grants Unit, and the Mounted Enforcement Unit (MEU). In 2018 Lieutenant Corn transferred to Harbor Patrol to accept the position of Bureau Commander and Harbormaster of Orange County. In the course of his career, he has received the Department’s Medal for Lifesaving and several other commendations, including Deputy of the Year twice while assigned to the Harbor Patrol. Lieutenant Corn is also an avid boater in his off duty time.