Captain Darren Harris

Captain Darren Harris

Captain's Bio

Captain Darren Harris is a 28 year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was promoted to the rank of Captain and assigned to the Sheriff’s Information Bureau on April 2, 2017.

Captain Harris’ career with the Sheriff’s Department began in 1990. After graduating the Sheriff’s Training Academy as a Deputy Sheriff, his assignments included the North County Correctional Facility, Altadena and Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Stations, a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) team assignment, and Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

In 2004, Captain Harris was promoted to the rank of sergeant and worked the North County Correctional Facility and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. He promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 2013 and proudly served the community at the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station. He was later transferred to Sheriff’s Information Bureau as the Operations Lieutenant.

Captain Harris holds an Associate in Science Degree in Administration of Justice from College of the Canyons and a Bachelor of Science Degree, with magna cum laude honors, in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne. He is a graduate of the Deputy Leadership Institute Continuum #3 and was the class Valedictorian

Captain Harris resides in Los Angeles County. He is married to his wife of 23 years and is the father of three sons. He enjoys outdoor activities in water sports, technological innovation, physical fitness, and traveling with his friends and family.

Media Guide

This guide is designed to provide both Sheriff’s Department personnel and news media with general guidelines regarding the release of information to the public and the avenues through which it is communicated. Additionally, this guide is a reference to laws and Department policies and procedures which govern the Department’s practices regarding the release of information. It is the goal of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to work with the media to provide the public with information in a timely manner, while simultaneously reflecting our Department’s Mission, Core Values, and Creed.