The Cypress Police Foundation was established in 2010 as a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation, and accepts monetary and in-kind contributions. Please partner with us to enhance our Cypress Police Department’s ability to serve at its highest level by improving public safety, decreasing crime, and making Cypress a safe place to live, work and visit.


The Cypress Police Department considers itself an integral part of the community. They form true partnerships with the community’s various stakeholders in order to provide a better quality of life for those who live, work and visit our community.


Cypress has a proud history of community involved events and the Cypress Police Department enjoys being a part of this rich tradition. As a partner in the community, members of the Police Department annually participate in a wide-range of community sponsored events including the annual Spring Egg Hunt, Fourth of July Celebration, Cypress Community 5/10 K Run/Walk, the Cypress Community Festival, Tip-A-Cop at Chili’s, Cypress Job Fair, Senior Health Fair, Red Ribbon Drug Awareness Week, The Wings, Wheels and Rotors Event, National Drug Take Back Day, Special Olympics torch run and the Holiday Sing program.

Executive Board of Directors

Don Pettinger, Ed.D
Grace Christian Schools
1st Vice President
Nickol Ladd
Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries
2nd Vice President
Dan Schwartz
Bank Manager
Pacific Premier Bank
Amber Mae Enriquez
General Counsel

Board of Directors

Mark Lauderback
Chief of Police
Cypress Police Department
Johnnie Strohmyer
Community Member
Shelley Henderson
Orange County Breeze
Sebastian Reed
Cypress Police Department
Jeanne St. Clair
Real Estate Agent
Mariellen Yarc
Community Member
Selina Mullaney
Director of Enrollment
Grace Christian School
Sheila Dudley
Community Relations Director
Westmont of Cypress
Emily Nugent
Insurance Agent
New York Life
Samantha Lagman
Director of Asset Management
Warland Investments Company