LAPD Detective Appointed to State Sex Offender Board

January 31, 2007

Los Angeles: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announced earlier this month the appointment of Detective-III Diane Webb to the newly established California Sex Offender Management Board.

The announcement, made officially on January 19, follows the establishment last year of the 17-member, multi-disciplinary group created by Assembly Bill 1015. The purpose of the Board is to address issues, concerns and problems related to community management of California’s adult sex offenders. Its primary goal is to ensure safe communities and reduce victimization.

Other members of the Board are drawn from high levels of the legal, judiciary, law enforcement and mental healthcare professions. The Board will meet in Sacramento 4 to 6 times per year. Its final work product  a comprehensive sex offender management plan is due to the Legislature and Governor by January 1, 2010.

Detective Webb has 21 years’ experience as a Los Angeles Police Officer. She has specialized in sex crime investigation for 15 years and is currently Detective Supervisor of the sex offender registration and tracking program. She is a Board Member and former President of the California Sexual Assault Investigators Association.

This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no salary.

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