Sheriff Geoff Dean


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Geoff Dean is the 19th Sheriff of Ventura County and a 35–year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. He is a lifetime resident of California, born in Los Angeles and raised in Simi Valley, he has lived in Camarillo for the past 21 years. Prior to being elected Sheriff, he worked varied assignments throughout the Department including commanding the SWAT Team, Chief of Police for the City of Moorpark and overseeing three of the Sheriff’s four divisions.


Geoff is involved in various community activities including Camarillo Noon Time Rotary, the Board of Directors for Casa Pacifica home for abused kids and the American Cancer Society's Community Council to mention a few. He has been married to his wife Marlene for the past twenty-five years. Marlene is a lifetime Ventura County resident and a mathematics professor. He has two children; Lindsey 23, who is in law school, and Andy 21, who is a college sophomore. Geoff holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from California State University Northridge and a second Masters Degree in Management from Cal Poly Pomona. He is a graduate of the California State Peace Officers Command College