Michael Moriarty - Undersheriff

Undersheriff Michael Moriarty was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and moved to Los Angeles to join the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in January 1981. He had a successful career at LAPD rising in the ranks from police officer to commander. He spent the majority of his career in the investigative function in assignments such as Gang Enforcement, Homicide, Street and Major Narcotics, Internal Affairs and Public Corruption. His final assignment with LAPD was the Assistant Commanding Officer of the Detective Bureau in charge of the Specialized Detective Divisions and Crime Lab.

Undersheriff Moriarty comes to Mono County after spending the past several years as the Chief of the Bureau of Investigation for the Riverside County District Attorney's Office. He has over 33 years of law enforcement experience. He is a lifetime member of the California Narcotics Officers Association (CNOA); and a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the California District Attorneys Association and the California Gangs Investigators Association.