Director Ghilarducci Announces Appointment of Douglas R. Lee as Chief Deputy – Law Enforcement Branch

SACRAMENTO – Cal OES Director and Homeland Security Advisor Mark Ghilarducci today announced the appointment of Douglas R. Lee of Sacramento as Chief Deputy, Law Enforcement Branch of the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. Lee will oversee several statewide homeland security initiatives including Critical Infrastructure Protection, California’s Port and Maritime Security Program, and international and domestic terrorism programs. Lee will also serve as Commander of the California State Threat Assessment Center (STAC), coordinating information sharing and collaboration with state fusion centers, joint terrorism task forces (JTTF’s) and other federal agencies.

Lee is retiring from his position as Chief Deputy of Field and Investigative Services for the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department after 31 years of service. In his most recent assignment he provided executive level oversight for their patrol and detective divisions and personnel assigned to the Central California Intelligence Center.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at California State University, Sacramento and a Master of Arts in Security Studies (Homeland Defense and Security) from the Naval Postgraduate School. In addition, he is a graduate of the POST Supervisory Leadership Institute and the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Point Leadership Program. He and his wife Teri have four children – Courtney, Amy, Sidney and Trevor.

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