Police Chief - Dennis DeMaio

Police Chief Dennis DeMaio
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Mr. Dennis DeMaio has over 38 years of law enforcement experience. As a law enforcement professional, he has acquired specialized training and practical experience in emergency management, budgeting, operations and investigations.

While a member of the Orange County Sheriff's Department, he progressed through the ranks from Sergeant at Theo Lacy correctional facility to become Chief of Airport Police Services at John Wayne Airport. Mr. DeMaio describes himself as "a dedicated and results-oriented professional with a positive attitude, able to handle stressful situations with tact and diplomacy."