New Police Chief Takes Oath of Office

New Police Chief Takes Oath of OfficeThe Compton Community College District (CCCD) held a swearing-in ceremony for the new Compton College Police Chief Ramund Box at its regular Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 15, 2019. Compton Community College District Board of Trustees President Dr. Deborah Sims LeBlanc administered the oath of office.

Compton College Police Chief Box assumed the position effective Jan. 1, 2019. The chief of police plans, coordinates, directs and supervises the daily operations and activities of the Compton Community College District Police Department, and oversees the district-wide emergency preparedness programs.

Chief Box has 21 years of law enforcement experience with various agencies in the State of California. Prior to becoming police chief, Box served as lieutenant since 2008 at the El Camino College Police Department assigned to the Compton College campus. He first came to the former Compton College Police Department in 1996. Box has also worked at the Los Angeles World Airport Police Bureau, the Metropolitan State Hospital Police, and was an agent for the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

From 1986 to 2000, Box served the United States in three separate branches of the military. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve. He was honorably discharged from the Army Reserves in December 2000 at the rank of staff sergeant.

He earned Master of Law degree from Woodbury College, a bachelor's degree in education from Union Institute & University, and an associate degree in administration of justice from Compton College.

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