Policing Ojai
Mar 08, 2024
Capt. Trina Newman (BB)
Policing Ojai

Trina Newman has been a resident of Ventura County since 1998 when she began her career with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. Trina earned her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Management and has worked many different assignments prior to becoming the Chief of Police of Ojai, including most recently as a patrol Watch Commander. Trina has served in positions in Operations, Support and Detention Divisions and has supervised such units as Mounted Enforcement Unit, Incident Review Team and as an academy instructor since 2017. Trina spent several years as a background investigator and was recognized for her efforts of recruitment of women in 2019.