Laguna Beach Police Department Welcomes Captain Johnson
WELCOME CAPTAIN JOHNSONLaguna Beach Police Department, January 3, 2020, Media Release
Rachel Johnson formerly worked as a Police Lieutenant for the Newport Beach Police Department. During her tenure of 14 years with NBPD she most recently was assigned to the Patrol Division as a Watch Commander and Jail Manager. Rachel also oversaw the Police Explorer POST, Mounted Unit, Honor Guard and Reserve Officer Program. Prior to joining NBPD, Rachel was an Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy for four years, and prior to that, she served in the United States Marine Corps from 1997-2001, where she was stationed in Okinawa, Japan and San Diego. She earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Phoenix. Rachel was born and raised in Texas, is an avid baseball fan, runs half marathons, and is training for an ultra-marathon in 2020. She is the mother of three; ages 8, 11 and 13. She is very excited for the opportunity to join our department and getting to know everyone.