Mr. Sergio Sais
MPA, CGAP, CFE, CLEA
Mr. Sergio Sais is the President and a co-founder of the firm. He is a professional law enforcement auditor and a Police Performance Auditor (PPA) IV with the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Audit Division (AD). He is the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of Audit Section "C" and is responsible for the supervision of eight sworn and civilian auditors. As the OIC, he is also responsible for reviewing audit reports prepared by his subordinates, which eventually are presented to the LAPD's Police Commission.
Mr. Sais was the Director of Operations for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) Public Safety . As the Director, he was responsible for overseeing security personnel.
Before becoming the DWP Director of Operations, Mr. Sais was a PPA III with LAPD's AD. He was assigned as a Project Manager on Consent Decree Team "A." As a Project Manager he was responsible for conducting Consent Decree Audits (Use of Force, Complaint Investigations, Search Warrants, and Gang Enforcement Detail Selection). Additionally, he was responsible for coordinating and directing the Department’s response to the Inspector General’s and Independent Monitor’s inquiries regarding these audits. Sergio has also provided auditing and consulting services to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Arson and Counter-Terrorism Section (ACTS), where he conducted audits to determine the quality of ACTS’s arson investigations. He also provided assistance in developing procedures for streamlining supervisory oversight of the investigations.
Mr. Sais’ previous work experience includes over 20 years as a law enforcement professional (LAPD) who specialized in incident command system training, command post operations, and major incident response. Mr. Sais has also instructed for the Los Angeles Police Department’s Basic Law Enforcement Performance Auditing Course where he taught civilian auditors and sworn personnel from throughout the United States and Canada all aspects of law enforcement auditing. He was also the Director of the Los Angeles City Department of Water and Power Security Division responsible for commanding their uniform and investigative sections. Mr. Sais obtained his Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from the University of Southern California, a Masters in Public Administration from California State University at Northridge, and holds the following professional certifications:
Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP) (2007);
California Certified Instructor for Police Standards and Training (POST) (2007);
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) (2007);
Certified Law Enforcement Auditor (CLEA) (2009);
Basic POST Certificate;
Intermediate POST Certificate;
Advance POST Certificate; and
Supervisor POST Certificate