By City of Diamond Bar
Diamond Bar-Walnut Sheriff’s Station has a new leader. Captain Al Reyes, a 32-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, took over command of the station this past October.
Captain Reyes’ career with the Sheriff’s Department began in 1984. After graduating from the Sheriff’s Academy as a Deputy Sheriff, he was assigned to the Hall of Justice Jail as a custody deputy, and then as a patrol deputy at both East Los Angeles and Norwalk Sheriff’s Stations. In November 2000, Captain Reyes was promoted to the rank of sergeant and supervised patrol functions at both Century and Lennox Sheriff’s Stations. He was also an Operations Sergeant at Norwalk Sheriff’s Station. Seven years later, Captain Reyes was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to the Norwalk Sheriff’s Station where he worked as a shift watch commander and Service Area Lieutenant for the unincorporated areas of South and West Whittier. He also served as an Operations Lieutenant for Norwalk and Walnut/Diamond Bar Sheriff’s Stations.
In 2015, Captain Reyes was assigned to Sheriff’s Headquarters where he served as the aide to the chief of East Patrol Division. Captain Reyes has an associate degree in liberal arts from Mt. San Antonio College, and is working toward a bachelor’s degree in leadership at Trident University International. The Diamond Bar-Walnut Sheriff’s Station serves Diamond Bar, Walnut, Rowland Heights and unincorporated areas of Covina Hills and West Covina.
For more information about the station and services available, visit http://www.walnut.diamondbar.lasd.org.