Chief, Torrance Police Department
Chief Eve R. Irvine began her law enforcement career with the Inglewood Police Department in 1984 after graduating from the LASD Academy. As a Detective, Chief Irvine became a nationally recognized expert in the area of Domestic Violence and worked assignments in Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, Major Assaults, and Robbery.
Chief Irvine was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1994, promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 1999, and promoted to the rank of Captain in 2003.
She has a BS Degree from the University of Redlands and an MBA from the University of La Verne.
In 2011, she was appointed Chief of Police for the Manhattan Beach Police Department and served in that capacity for six-and-a-half years.
In January 2018, she was appointed Chief of Police for the Torrance Police Department. She currently serves as a member on the California Police Chiefs' Association Law & Legislation Committee and the Training Committee, and is the Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association's representative on the Los Angeles County Peace Officers Memorial Foundation. Chief Irvine is also a board member on the Governor’s Medal of Valor Committee.