Don and Maura Farrell are long time area residents. Don graduated from Los Alamitos High School in 1973 and went on to a career in Law Enforcement. He retired from the City of Los Angeles in 2011 after 33 years, at the rank of Captain. He is currently consulting internationally on Port Security, Emergency Management, and Disaster Preparedness. Maura retired in 2011 after 17 years in the Childhood Development Program in Los Alamitos School District. She has a BA in Early Childhood Development from Stonehill College, Mass. Maura has been active in several volunteer organizations including the Boy Scouts and Irish Cultural programs.