Lieutenant Waters was most recently the Commanding Officer of the Commission Investigation Division, CID. With approximately 50 employees both Sworn and Civilian under her command, this division is the regulatory arm of the Police Commission. CID regulates and issues over 50 various police permits, such as Alarms, Official Police Garages, Café Entertainment, and Charitable Services. Her position is unique as it is the only Lieutenant commanding officer position on the Department with its own independent command.
Lieutenant Waters has worked a variety of assignments and locations including Central Patrol, Central Traffic, Office Of Operations and Civil Rights Integrity Division-CRID. She has had the distinction of being the Adjutant to three Commanding Officers while assigned to Operations-South Bureau: Deputy Chief Gannon, Chief Albanese, and the late Chief Garner. She has been a Watch Commander, Vice Officer in Charge (OIC), Homicide and Internal Affairs investigator and Field supervisor just to name a few of her assignments.
Lieutenant Waters is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University where she obtained her Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration. She also has a Master of Arts degree from California State University at Dominguez Hills in Behavioral Science. She is a graduate of West Point Leadership School, as well as the Sherman Block Leadership Institute and she has been selected to attend the FBI National Academy. She recently graduated from Cottonwood Leadership College, School of Ministry.