Ventura Sheriff's deputy chief retiring

Rouse's retirement will take effect at the end of the year.

Rouse started his career with the department in 1978, and he held such assignments as chief deputy of the support services division, commander of the professional standards bureau, commander at the east and west county patrol stations, commander of the court services bureau, chief of police of the city of moorpark, and manager of the regional training center.

Rouse was promoted to chief deputy in 2008.

Rouse holds a bachelor of science degree in administration of justice and a master's degree in public administration from California Lutheran University.

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