Santa Ana, Calif. (May 6, 2020) – Sergio Perez started as the Executive Director of the Office of Independent Review (OIR).
Established in 2008, the Office of Independent Review monitors, assists, and oversee the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, District Attorney, Public Defender, Probation and Social Services.
Mr. Perez spent the last two years with Los Angeles County, most recently as the Special Assistant and Constitutional Policing Advisor with the Office of the Inspector General. He led reviews of the Los Angeles County juvenile justice system and served as an advisor to the Inspector General and executive staff on oversight, accountability and investigations. As Director of Enforcement with the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, Enforcement Division, he led staff attorneys and investigators enforcing governmental ethics, municipal lobbying and campaign finance ordinances.
Along with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from University of California, Berkeley, Perez earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School and has been practicing since 2010.