The Compton Sheriff’s station was able to confirm with 2UrbanGirls that Lt. Clark held a lower rank than Lecrivain, when she interviewed for the position.
Sheriff Villanueva had his hiring budget froze, by the Board of Supervisors, citing gross overspending. It is unclear if the freeze includes promotions.
Last census data showed the city of Compton is 66% Latino and 31% Black.
The lone dissenting vote was Councilman Isaac Galvan, who thought Cpt. Lecrivain was the most qualified candidate.
The Compton City Council began the tradition of selecting their city’s Sheriff’s captain dating back to the administration of former Mayor Eric Perrodin.