Downtown Los Angeles header image
Los Angeles Police Department Badge


Todd C. Chamberlain, Captain III

Todd C. Chamberlain

Captain III
Mission Area

email Captain Todd Chamberlain was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1962. He was raised and educated in Ventura County.

Captain Chamberlain began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in November 1984. His assignments as a police officer included Foothill Area, Southwest Area, West Bureau CRASH, and Metropolitan Division Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT).

He was promoted to Sergeant in 1994. In addition to his patrol duties as a field supervisor at 77th Street Area, Captain Chamberlain was also assigned as the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the 77th Street Area Special Problems Unit, Hollywood Area PED Supervisor, Office of Operation Staff Researcher, Hollywood Area Vice Supervisor and Metropolitan Division Supervisor in both a Crime Suppression Platoon and in SWAT.

Captain Chamberlain was promoted to Lieutenant in 2004 and was assigned to Van Nuys Area as a Watch Commander. His lieutenant experience included assignment to Force Investigation Division, as a Section OIC and Emergency Services Division, as the OIC of the Protective Security Task Force.

In July 2007, Captain Chamberlain was promoted to Captain and was assigned as the Patrol Commanding Officer for Hollenbeck Area Patrol Division.  Captain Chamberlain moved to Rampart Division as Patrol Commanding Officer in February 2008.  Captain Chamberlain was promoted to Captain III in July 2008 and became the Commanding Officer of Emergency Operations Division.  In December, 2009 Captain Chamberlain became Commanding Officer of Central Area.

Captain Chamberlain is married to Lissa and together they have three daughters.



About Mission

Mission Community Telephone Directory

Mission Division Goals

Valley Traffic

Community-Police Advisory Boards (C-PAB) Meeting Schedule and City-Wide Minutes


Valentin Quintana, Outstanding Community Member
Valentin Quintana
Outstanding Community Member