Lisa Banayat joined RGS in 2016 as an Advisor. Lisa has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement in California, from Police Records to Police Sergeant. Her skills include hostage/crisis negotiations and public safety program development including a Peer Support Program and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing model for law enforcement.
Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of San Francisco, and completed the California Peace Officers Standards and Training certified courses including: Supervisory School, Homicide Investigations, Robbery Investigation, Gang Crimes Investigations, Basic Hostage Negotiations, Advance Hostage Negotiations, Basic police Academy, Basic Criminal Investigations, Interview and Interrogation Techniques and Officer Involved Shooting Investigations.
During her law enforcement career, Lisa received one Gold Meritorious Award for the successful prosecution of the suspect who murdered a Deputy Sheriff and two Silver Meritorious awards.