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Eileen Decker, Vice President

Eileen Decker

Vice President
Los Angeles Police Commission

email President Eileen M.Decker
was appointed to the Los Angeles Police Commission by Mayor Eric
Garcetti in 2018 and was elected to serve as Vice President by her
fellow Commissioners in October 2018.

She is currently a lecturer in law at USC Gould School of Law and a
Fulbright Specialist with the Department of State, Bureau of
Education and Cultural Affairs, a program that allows her to travel
overseas to lecture and consult on issues of importance to foreign
institutions and governments.She previously served as the United
States Attorney for the Central District of California, following
her appointment to that position by President Barack Obama and
unanimous confirmation by the United States Senate. From 2009 to
2015, Ms. Decker served as a Los Angeles Deputy Mayor for both
Mayors Villaraigosa and Garcetti, during which time she oversaw
public safety and homeland security issues. Prior to serving as
Deputy Mayor, Ms. Decker was an Assistant United States Attorney
for almost 15 years and was charged with investigating and
prosecuting a wide variety of cases.

During her tenure as an Assistant United States Attorney, she was
the first Chief of the National Security Section and held a number
of other supervisory positions within the office. Prior to becoming
an Assistant United States Attorney, Ms. Decker was in private
practice for three years at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn &
Crutcher in Los Angeles. She also served as a law clerk to United
States District Judge Gary L. Taylor in the Central District of
California. Ms. Decker received her law degree from New York
University School of Law, a master's degree in Homeland Security
Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School, and was a Wasserstein
Fellow at Harvard Law School.



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