Former Border Patrol agent and gang unit pioneer at Tustin PD calls it a career after almost 32 years in law enforcement


Jeremy Laurich, a sergeant at the Tustin PD, recalls his final week of training when he was a rookie in 2004. Laurich’s so-called “parent” Field Training Officer (FTO) was Sgt. Mike Lamoureux, who supervised Laurich for the first four weeks and the last four weeks of the training program. Lamoureux had made a bet with the shift lieutenant that Laurich – “the kid,” as he was called — would make an “obs felony” arrest by the end of training. That meant that Laurich would observe a felony crime and then make an arrest on his own, without Lamoureux’s help and…

1 2 3 4 5 69