Meet Deputy Rafer OwensCan you guess what else this Compton Sheriff’s Station deputy does to serve his community? – This deputy works in the City of Compton, California, an area south of downtown Los Angeles and is a Community Resource Officer. Meet Deputy Rafer Owens #JoinLASD One Badge. Unlimited Possibilities. LASDCareers.org
Posted by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Friday, September 25, 2015
Meet Deputy Rafer Owens LASD City of Compton Station
Deputy Rafer Owens is assigned to the City of Compton at the Compton station and has been a deputy in the city for 15 years. He is also a pastor in the city. His passion for the city, people and residents of Compton. He believes that deputies in the community can forge a commitment which will bring empowerment, love and unity within the city.
Owens further believes that law enforcement can be seen not an enemy but as a friend of the community. This can be accomplished by attending block club meetings and preaching and teaching what the Sheriff department wants. The department wants deputies to engage the community that they are serving and talking to people, residents and business owners. Ultimately also by making sure that they understand that the LASD is not in the community to hurt, but to assist.