How did Raymond Leyva die? Retired Executive Officer cause of death Explained



How did Raymond Leyva die? Retired Executive Officer cause of death Explained

Retired Executive Officer Raymond Leyva has passed away. Let’s see what happened to him and Raymond Leyva cause of death

Raymond Leyva cause of death

The Office of the Sheriff sadly announces the passing of retired Executive Officer Raymond Leyva.

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, Mr. Leyva died. Neither the Sheriff’s office nor his family members didn’t reveal any cause of death for Officer Raymond Leyva . So far no cause of death has been made public immediately.

Medico topics have been trying to reach out to the family and relatives for comment on the incident. So far no responses have been received. We will update the page once enough information is available. Also, more details on Raymond Leyva cause of death will be added soon.

Ray Leyva’s Career

Ray Leyva started his law enforcement career in 1975 as a reserve officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. In 1976, he left the LAPD to work as a police officer for the Burbank Police Department, and in 1981, he transferred to the Sheriff’s Department.

Before being promoted to Sergeant in 1985, he worked as a Deputy Sheriff at Men’s Central Jail, Sybil Brand Institute for Women, Firestone, and Marina Del Rey stations.

He worked at several stations including the Custody Division Headquarters while a Sergeant. Ray was assigned to the Office of the Undersheriff, East Los Angeles Station, North County Correctional Facility, East Facility, Recruit Training Bureau, Custody Division Headquarters, and Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau after being promoted to Lieutenant in 1990.

He received a promotion to Captain of Court Services West Bureau in August 1999. Also, he was moved to the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau in 2001, where he now oversees the Department’s media relations and the Office of the Sheriff.

He became the control of Men’s Central Jail in 2003 before moving to Pitchess Detention Center North Facility in 2004. He was transferred to the Pitchess Detention Center East Facility in March 2010.

Mr. Leyva received a promotion to Commander in 2012 and was put in charge of Field Operations Region I, where he oversaw patrol stations in the northern part of Los Angeles County. He was transferred to the North Patrol Division in 2013 as a result of a departmental reorganization.

Along with other administrative obligations, his duties included overseeing the Division’s budget and staffing requirements. After 35 years of service, he retired as a Commander from the Department in 2016. He agreed to a job offer to rejoin the department in 2018 as an Executive Officer, carrying out the functions of the Undersheriff. Mr. Leyva was a graduate of Pepperdine University and California State University, Los Angeles, both with degrees in business administration.

He completed several leadership programs across the nation and now teaches “Train the Trainer” Analytical Interviewing courses all across the country. Mr. Leyva finished the Tactical Science Course for Disaster and Crime Scene Management and has significant experience in emergency management procedures. He represented HAPCOA at the Department of Homeland Security and helped several organizations around the country choose management and supervisory staff.

Past-National President of the Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association, Past-President of the Southern California Chapter of HAPCOA, Past-President and Board Member of the Los Angeles County Chicano Employees Association, Board Member of the Professional Peace Officers Association (PPOA), as well as a member of numerous other Law Enforcement Associations, were all titles that Mr. Leyva held.

The Leyva family has our sincere sympathies and sorrow from everyone at the Sheriff’s Department. Please remember him and his family in your prayers.

Tributes to Ray Leyva:

Davi Na,

Leyva was also interim Chief Probation Officer for Los Angeles County & highly respected as a true leader within his short time with us. I will always appreciate the support we received as our Chief. God speed Sir

Kathi Pattullo,

Such a great person and a great leader. I worked for Ray at SBI when I was a new deputy. He was smart, witty, and professional. He stood out among other command staff. Such a great loss. Such a great human.

Pearl Hernandez,

Had the privilege of working under his command at PDC North. There is no one like him. Good hearted Man..I pray for his family at this time of loss.

Victor Gonzalez,

He had a long career in Law Enforcement. My condolences to the Family and the Sheriff’s Department may he RIP

Sergio Estrada,

Rip my condolences to the family god bless your family And thanks for your sevice Officer Leyva

Linaria Iesina,

R.I.P Ray Leyva. Good memories of him when he was the Interim Chief Probation Officer. Prayers for his family.



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