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Patricia L. Blake

Title: Police Lieutenant
Industry: Government
Type of Organization: Police Department
Major Product/Service: Providing law enforcement services
Expertise: Ms. Blake is currently retired. She has over 33 years experience. She was an Acting/Assistant Detective Commanding Officer and Acting Patrol Watch Commander. Ms. Blake was responsible for crime analysis, crime strategies and cutting edge predictive policing within the Foothill area. She has continued to work with the department as a Reserve Officer in Charge of the unique mounted Valley Community Cavalry Rough Riders. Ms. Blake recently wrote a factual book about her career with the L.A.P.D.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Los Angeles, California
Affiliations: Los Angeles Women Police Officer's Association
University/Degree: B.A., California State University of Northridge; M.A., Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix; Completed West Point Leadership Course, L.A. Police Department, 2003
Born: Oregon
Hobbies/Sports: Church activities, racquetball, horseback riding, jogging
Honors & Awards: First female Senior Lead Officer, Rampart Area, 1989; Officer of the Year, Rampart Area; Meritorious Unit Citation for Officer in Charge of hand chosen Special Problems Unit, Wilshire Area; Participant in the annual international law enforcement "Baker-to-Vegas" 120 mile relay run, 10 times
Published Works: 1 book, "Touched by the Hand of God in the City of Angels" ISBN# 978-1-63961-246-8