Raymond will be part of a rising number of LGBTQ leaders in Coachella Valley!
Raymond Gregory served more than 27 years with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department as a sworn officer, beginning as a Deputy Sheriff and retiring at the rank of Assistant Sheriff in 2017. During his tenure, Raymond served for many years as the department’s LGBT Liaison and a number of other assignments, including as the Chief of Police for the cities of Coachella and La Quinta. In 2018, Raymond was elected to the City Council for the City of Cathedral City, and in 2021 served a year-long-term as Mayor. Raymond is currently the only member of the LGBT+ community serving on the City Council for Cathedral City.