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Mike Webb

Mike Webb

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA




Mike Webb teaches Constitutional Law for USC Gould School of Law’s online programs. Webb is the City Attorney for the City of Redondo Beach. He is one of eleven elected City Attorneys in California and is currently serving his fourth term.  Webb previously served four terms as president of the Los Angeles County Prosecutors Association. Prior to being elected City Attorney he served for 18 years as City Prosecutor, deputy city prosecutor and deputy district attorney.

In his roles as City Attorney and City Prosecutor Webb has shown a strong commitment to supporting the Redondo Beach Police Department’s Community Based Policing Philosophy. He served as Legal Advisor and raised funds for “Operation Bull Market” which was awarded the League of California Cities Helen Putnam Award as the top Public Safety program in the State of California. He additionally helped coordinate and implement a comprehensive Gang Abatement strategy that included a nationally recognized and highly successful civil gang injunction program.

After the tragic events of 9-11, Webb was extensively involved in developing a regional model for Homeland Security. He served as a member of the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Terrorism Training Advisory Committee, which identified and developed numerous terrorism related training courses for California Law Enforcement.  Webb has lectured on the topic of Homeland Security from a local perspective to Police Chiefs and Sheriffs throughout California.

Webb received his BA in Political Science and Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1984. He received his JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1987.

   

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