Doug Haubert is the only candidate who is a proven prosecutor with over 10 years of prosecuting experience. As Deputy Long Beach City Prosecutor, he served as the City's first Community Prosecutor in a pilot program modeled after San Diego's successful program.
As Deputy City Prosecutor for the City of Long Beach, he convicted DUI offenders to the maximum sentence and took on the city's most notorious slumlords. He handled several of Long Beach's highest profile cases, including the prosecution of West Long Beach slumlord Henry Crossman, who was sentenced to 13 months in jail for housing and building code violations.
Doug Haubert currently works at a law firm where he serves as a city attorney and city prosecutor for several cities on a contract basis, but he has always maintained his residence in Long Beach where he lives with his wife and two daughters.
Doug Haubert has been actively seeking ethics reform since his time as a member of the Long Beach Ethics Task Force. He advocated in favor of a lobbyist registration ordinance and against “discretionary funds” used by politicians.
Doug Haubert’s family ties to Long Beach go back more than 40 years to when his grandfather, Lt. Col. Harvey L. Stockwell (ret.), ran the JROTC programs at Long Beach High Schools. The JROTC building at Poly High School is named "Stockwell Hall" in his honor.
His volunteer work in Long Beach goes back nearly 20 years. He has devoted hundreds of hours as a PTA and school volunteer, and has served on numerous Long Beach boards and commissions. In addition to the Long Beach Ethics Task Force, Doug has served on the Airport Advisory Commission and the Civil Service Commission.
Mr. Haubert has trained code enforcement officers, as well as new prosecutors, on code enforcement topics such as search and seizure, due process, abatement actions, civil injunctions, and criminal prosecution. In 2007 and 2008, he led a panel of attorneys speaking at the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers' Annual Conference in Oxnard and South Lake Tahoe, respectively. Mr. Haubert has also given ethics training to public officials in numerous cities.
Doug Haubert is supported by neighborhood leaders, the Long Beach Police Officers' Association, and many others from all areas of Long Beach.