DIVISION CHIEF ALEXIA WHITAKER PROMOTED TO ASSISTANT SHERIFF
Chief Alexia Whitaker was promoted to Assistant Sheriff of the Administrative Operations on the 19th of February, 2020. The Administrative Services Divison oversees the Department's Training Bureau, which houses the Sheriff's Academy and in-service training alongside recruitment efforts, alongside the Sheriff's Information Bureau and Communications and Fleet Management Bureau. It is also responsible for the maintenance of Department intranets and policy documents.
Asst. Sheriff Whitaker began her career with the department 30 years ago, joining the department in 1990 where she worked out of San Fierro County Jail. A year later she would be transferred to Pineway Sheriff's Station. Asst. Sheriff Whitaker would continue to work out of Pineway Sheriff's Station, eventually taking the assignment of Field Training Officer in 1993. Whitaker was promoted to Sergeant in 1998 and was assigned as a Field Sergeant at Pineway Sheriff's Station.
Asst. Sheriff Whitaker would transfer over to the Internal Affairs Bureau in 2005 when she was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned as Operations Lieutenant for the Bureau, assisting with administrative duties. She would continue to work in the bureau, eventually being made its Unit Commander when she was promoted to Captain in 2007. Following that promotion, she would oversee the bureau for another five years before being promoted to Commander in 2012.
Following her promotion to Commander, she would be assigned as the Area Commander of the Professional Standards Division, which oversees the Internal Affairs Bureau and Advocacy Bureau. In 2016 she was promoted to Division Chief and made the Chief of Staff of the Professional Standards Division, where she would continue to work until her February 19th promotion to Assistant Sheriff.
Asst. Sheriff Whitaker lives happily with her family and is a mother to one daughter. She resides in Downtown Los Santos. Asst. Sheriff Whitaker holds a bachelor's in Criminal Justice from San Deigo University.
For Information, Contact:
Lieutenant Olivia Hayes, Public Information Officer
(808) 175-5837 — [email protected]
Sheriff’s Information Bureau – Newsroom
Los Santos County Sheriff’s Department
1817 Cress Avenue, Dillimore
Los Santos, SA 808