Marc Taylor, Associate Director of Public Safety
California P.O.S.T. Command College Class #35
M.S. – Emergency Services Management – California State University, Long Beach
B.S. – Occupational Studies – California State
University, Long Beach
Associate Director Taylor joined the Department of Public Safety following 31 years of law enforcement experience with the West Covina Police Department, retiring there as the Assistant Chief of Police. His assignments have included Patrol, Training Officer, Major Narcotic Officer, Sex Crime/Child Abuse Detective, Robbery/Homicide Detective, SWAT, Special Enforcement Team, Communications Manager, Patrol Commander, Investigative and Support Services Commander, and Administrative Commander. Associate Director Taylor has a strong background in emergency preparedness, obtaining his Master of Science degree in Emergency Services Management. He was loaned to United States Customs for two years to participate in major narcotic investigations.
Associate Director Taylor is a graduate of the California Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Command College Class 35, as well as the Sherman Block, P.O.S.T. Supervisory Leadership Institute, Class 89. He retired from the West Covina Police Department in 2010, but returned to part-time work through 2012, managing the Communication Bureau.
Associate Director Taylor joined the Department of Public Safety in July, 2012.