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Jeff Noble sworn in as Deputy Police Chief


IRVINE, CA (December 16 , 2010):  Today veteran police manager Jeff Noble was sworn in as Irvine Police Department's Deputy Chief of Police.

As a 26-year veteran of law enforcement, Jeff Noble has worked in virtually all areas of the department while ascending through the ranks.  Most recently, he served as a Police Commander responsible for the University Area of the community.  Jeff Noble is a Medal of Valor recipient and during his tenure has served as a Narcotics Detective, SWAT Team Leader and Professional Standards Supervisor.  He currently serves as the Assistant Director of Special Olympics of Southern California. 

Jeff Noble’s formal education includes a bachelor’s degree from the California State University Long Beach and a Juris Doctorate from Western State University College of Law.  He is also a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police offered by the Police Executive Research Forum which provides senior police executives intensive training in the latest management concepts and practices.  He has authored a book on police management and has written several articles for professional periodicals and journals. His interests include golf, reading and spending time with his family.  

Irvine Police Chief David Maggard said, "Jeff Noble is an exceptional police manager and highly regarded leader within our department, our community, and throughout our profession.

Jeff Noble’s promotion fills the vacancy created by the retirement of former Deputy Chief Dave Freedland earlier this month.