Lieutenant Justin Morouse began his career with the City of Brea and joined our department in July 2012. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2016 and attained his current rank of lieutenant in July 2021. With his promotion, he was assigned as the Area 3 commander.
Area 3 includes Eastbluff, Bonita Canyon, Big Canyon, Newport Center, Harbor Cove, Bayside Village, Island Lagoon, Park Newport, Promontory Point, and Balboa Island. It is home to the Fashion Island shopping center and the surrounding businesses and hotels in Newport Center. This part of town is a draw for many visitors with its mix of retail and commercial areas. Several golf courses and tennis clubs, Corona del Mar High School, the Civic Center, and our Police Department are also located in Area 3.