Keith J. Gibbs
Keith is a retired United States Marine Corps veteran of 22 years. Keith served as a Marine Corps Drill Instructor and became a Military Police Officer in San Diego, CA in 1987. Keith was also a former federal investigator for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, responsible for investigating computer crimes after obtaining an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Technology. Keith received his Master’s degree in Administration of Justice and Security with a concentration in Law Enforcement Organization. Keith is a certified CPR, First Aid, and AED instructor. While a member of the Mayor of Los Angeles Crisis Response Team and the California Highway Patrol Senior Volunteer Program, Keith maintains credentials as a certified Crisis Prevention and Intervention Instructor.
experience makes a difference
Keith has worked with the homeless population on a continuous basis. As the former Director of Safety and Security for John Wesley Community Health, he was placed in the heart of skid row in downtown Los Angeles. Keith’s technique and style has gained him genuine respect and admiration in the community for his hard stance, but compassionate demeanor in nature. During that administration he was in charge of several 24/7 recuperative care units, Keith has learned the ins and outs of de-escalation and has intimate knowledge of the homeless population JWCH serves. Finally, Keith has worked with the at-risk youth population for over 15 years making a difference in the lives of our future generation.