LAKE ELSINORE — Thursday, Jan. 14, the city of Lake Elsinore welcomed its newest captain, Andrew Elia, to the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station to serve the cities of Lake Elsinore, Wildomar and Canyon Lake.
This appointment came after the former captain, Michael Lujan, retired last month. Captain Andrew Elia has worked in law enforcement for nearly 22 years.
Most recently, he served as the dedicated lieutenant for the city of Norco where he helped to increase community relations, engagement, and proactive policing concepts, while also decreasing Part 1 crimes, reducing average response times, training staff, and fiscally managing the operation.
“Historically, the city has been fortunate to have some of the best captains serving our community,” Mayor Bob Magee said. “We are plea