Support Services Division

The Support Services Division provides the civilian support services of the Department. The Division is supervised by Support Services Supervisor Kristen Berry and under the command of the Support Services/Investigations Commander, Captain Jason Kravetz.

The Support Services Division is comprised of:

  • Public Safety Communications (Dispatch)
  • Records Department
  • Fleet Services
  • Information Technology

Support Services Supervisor Kristen Berry

In 1988 Kristen began her law enforcement career at Port Hueneme Police Department transcribing the police reports and assisting in the Investigations Division.  She became a Police Dispatcher with the Department in 1990.  In 1994 she was hired at Vernon Police & Fire Department as a Dispatcher and transferred to Cypress Police Department as a Dispatcher in 1995.  The Cypress Police Department combined communications centers with Seal Beach Police Department and Los Alamitos Police Department to form West Cities Police Communications (West-Comm). 

Kristen became a Lead Dispatcher in 1999 and the Dispatch Supervisor in 2003. Kristen became the Support Services Supervisor at Laguna Beach Police Department in 2011.  Kristen is responsible for the direct supervision of civilian public safety dispatchers, civilian records specialists, supply/maintenance and I.T. staff.  She serves as the Custodian of Records for the police department and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the State Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigations.