R. Doyle Campbell
R Doyle Campbell has dedicated over 35 years of public safety service to the residents of
Los Angeles County. Mr. Campbell began his public service career in the Los Angeles
County Sheriff Department as Deputy Sheriff and aspired through the ranks to becoming
Assistant Sheriff of the Department. After his tenure in law enforcement, Mr. Campbell
continued his public service in the chief Executive Office of Los Angeles County and
served as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) of the Public Safety Administration.
His executive jurisdiction included the following departments: Sheriff, Fire, District
Attorney, Probation, Public Defender, Alternate Public Defender, Coroner, Office of
Public Safety, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures, and the Office of the
Ombudsman. His departments provide public safety services to approximately 10 million
County residents encompassing 4,084 square miles.
As Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Campbell provided executive oversight,
recommendations, and management of the CEO Public Safety cluster with a budget
totaling more $4.7 billion. He also administered the financial, personnel, operational, and
programmatic functions within each Public Safety department with the goal of ensuring
the integration of County services, the optimal use of resources, continuous improvement
of County organization, and operation processes.
Prior to joining the Chief Executive Office, Mr. Campbell’s 33+ years of service with the
Sheriff Department included coordinating patrols, investigative and emergency
operations, and transit security functions. He was promoted by Sheriff Leroy D Baca to
the position if Assistant Sheriff in 2003.
Mr. Campbell also commanded the newly created Office of Homeland Security of Los
Angeles County. Additionally, he served as the liaison to both the State and Federal
Government for all matters relating the homeland security.
Mr. Campbell holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration
from the California State University, Los Angeles and an Associate of Arts Degree from
Rio Hondo College in the City of Whittier with his wife Mary, who is a retired Los
Angeles County Sheriff Department Captain. Mr. Campbell enjoys his retirement by
spending time with his family. His hobbies include golf, snow skiing, running, and
attending Los Angeles Kings and Dodger games.
Deputy Chief Executive Office – County of Los Angeles
May 2007 to March 2009
Responsible for the implementation of board of Supervisors directed policies and County
goals of the Public Safety Cluster which includes Sheriff, Fire, Probation, Coroner and
Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Departments, and the district
Attorney, Public Defender, Alternative Public Defender, Public Safety and Emergency
Provided executive oversight, Recommendations, and management of the CEO Public
Safety Cluster with a budget totaling more than $4.7 billion. Administrated the financial
personnel, operational, and programmatic functions within each Public Safety department
with the goal of ensuring the integration of County services, the optimal use of resources,
continuous improvement of County organization, and operation processes. Provides
recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer on all strategic, administrative, and
public policy matters involving public safety.
Assistant Sheriff – County of Los Angeles
The Assistant Sheriff’s responsibilities are those of an executive manager and encompass
the day-to-day leadership of the nation’s largest Sheriff’s Department serving 2.9 million
residents over a geographical area of 3,155 square miles including the executive
oversight of $2.5 billion budget, and the largest county jail and court systems. The Los
Angeles County Jail houses approximately 19,500 inmates daily and has become the
nation’s largest de facto mental hospital. As one of two Departmental Assistant Sheriffs,
policy, procedures, and risk management coordination was a critical component of the
daily duties. The Sheriff’s Department’s 24-hour operation required extensive executive
oversight throughout the 11 divisions which include constant liability reduction through
advanced training, improved equipment development, and clarity of policy
implementation. As one of four major Department executives, the Assistant Sheriff
advises and assists the sheriff in carrying out the Departmental mission and in achieving
the Departmental strategic goals.
April 2003 to January 2005
* Administrative Division
* Correctional Services Division
* Court Services Division
* Custody Operators
* Technical Services Division
January 2005 to May 2007
* Field Operations Regions I, II, and III
* Detective Division
* Office of Homeland Security
Division Chief – Office of Homeland Security
November 2001 to April 2003
Administrated and managed the Office of Homeland Security within the Los Angeles
County Sheriffs Department. Accomplished Reconfiguration of existing first responder
units and the development of new units greatly improved law enforcement response to
the evolving threat of terrorism county-wide. Developed current county-wide multihazard
response plans. Responsible for directing the creation of the Terrorist Early Warning Group, that now the national model for local agencies comprised of multiagency experts on terrorism to ensure the timely sharing of critical intelligence so first responded resources can be batter deployed. Served as the Department’s Emergency Management Coordinator and liaison to federal and state government offices for all matters relating the homeland security and mutual aid. Coordinated, trained and led countywide law enforcement mutual aid for the County of Los Angeles and its 88 municipalities.
Commander – Office of the Sheriff
January 2000 to November 2001
Provide personal support to the Sheriff’s of Los Angeles County, facilitating
administrative and statutory duties and responsibilities to ensure completion and
dissemination as required to Department executives, elected officials, community
partners and government agencies.
Captain – Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau
January 1999 to January 2000
Commanding officer, responsible for the dissemination of information regarding news
worthy events to the general pubic, members of the Department, and news media
organizations. Developed, evaluated, and implemented public relations programs to
ensure policy procedure and activities of the Department were presented in an objective
manner. Was the led spokes person for the Sheriff’s Department and coordinated
emergency broadcast messages in times of emergency.
Operational Experience – Sheriff’s Department
Narcotics Bureau – 6.5 years as Team Lieutenant including; 2 years as leader of Mayors
Narcotics Investigative Crews, addressing large-scale illegal narcotic organizations; and 4
years as Leader of the Los Angeles Area Federal HIDTA Task Force sponsored by the
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). Heavily involved in analyzing,
developing, and utilizing cutting-edge surveillance and detection technology for use in
drug interdiction such as wiretap surveillance and paper intercept.
Patrol Operations – Extensive experience addressing street level criminal activity as a watch commander, field supervisor, and patrol deputy in culturally diverse areas of Los Angeles County. Directed Community Oriented Policing programs, ensuring a coordinated community and government agency response to quality of life and law enforcement issues