Executive Vice President of Technology
Chief Scott Edson retired from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) in March of 2017 after over 39 years of honorable and exemplary service. His last position with the Sheriff’s Department was Chief of Special Operations Division which included Counterterrorism, SWAT, Air Operations, Crime Analysis and Intelligence, Street Gang Investigations, Emergency Management, Crisis Negotiations, Arson and Explosives, and Mental Evaluation Field Teams. Prior assignments on the LASD included technology, communications, law enforcement information sharing, emergency management, investigations, patrol, and custody.
Chief Edson remains an active member of the Police Executive Research Forum, National Sheriffs’ Association, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Major County Sheriffs’ Association, Major Cities Chiefs Association, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, and several others. He is also on the Board of Governors of the Global Society of Homeland and National Security Professionals, and Chairman of the Board of the International Public Safety Association.