Steve Secofsky was a criminalist working for the California Department of Justice (DOJ) Crime Lab in Riverside until he retired in 2012, after 34 years. In 1991, Steve was promoted to Assistant Laboratory Director and was involved in training, personnel, policy and program development, accreditation, quality assurance and grant management.
Steve also had the opportunity to participate in the development and growth of Riverside County’s Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) and the Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) that worked cooperatively in the evidence collection, analysis, investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases, as well as, advocating for the victims of sexual assault.
Recently, Steve and his dog, Glee, have become a therapy dog team working at sites within Orange and Los Angeles counties, including this Children’s Advocacy Center, giving comfort and companionship to children and adults.
Steve graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in chemistry, as well as, playing in the Trojan Marching Band…Fight On!