Selected by community leaders and County representatives, and approved by Sheriff Alex Villanueva, Marjory L. Jacobs has been promoted to Captain of Altadena Sheriff’s Station.
By News Desk
As the unit commander of Altadena Station, Jacobs will oversee approximately 120 personnel, including a team of volunteer reserve deputies trained in mountain rescue who respond to calls in the mountains above the city. The station serves a diverse community, including businesses, residential neighborhoods and parts of the San Gabriel Mountains. Its jurisdiction spans over 8 square miles, including parts of unincorporated Pasadena.
Jacobs started her career in law enforcement with El Segundo Police Department in 1991 before transferring to the Sheriff’s Department in 1996 as a deputy at Pitchess Detention Center’s South Facility. She worked in several custody facilities as well as Palmdale Station and Force Training. When she was promoted to lieutenant, Jacobs again took on a wide variety of duties, including custody and station watch commander, operations lieutenant, Jail Transition Team lieutenant, Division Aide for Custody Services Division and most recently, Acting Captain at Pico Rivera Station.
In addition to an associate’s degree in General Education from College of the Canyons (COC) and a bachelor’s of science in Occupational Studies from California State University, Long Beach, Jacobs is a graduate of the Supervisory Leadership Institute, Middle Management Course, Southern California Leadership Network, and the FBI National Academy.
Jacobs is the Vice President of Women Leaders of Law Enforcement of LA County, and a mentor for the El Rancho High School Team Court in Pico Rivera. When she is off-duty, she enjoys weight lifting, cycling, cooking, reading and spending time with her family, especially her sons.
Captain Marjory Jacobs will succeed Captain Vicky Stuckey, who retired in May 2019.
Source: Altadena Sheriff’s Station
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