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Chiefs of the Los Angeles Police Department
 
The following is a list of Chiefs of the Los Angeles Police Department. These leaders have been guiding the LAPD since its inception. Individually, each has left their own indelible mark. Collectively, they have built the progressive Department of today.
 
Charlie Beck
November 16, 2009 - Present
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Michael Downing
November 1, 2009 - November 16, 2009
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William J. Bratton
October 27, 2002 - October 31, 2009
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Martin H. Pomeroy
May 7, 2002 - October 26, 2002
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Bernard C. Parks
August 12, 1997 - May 4, 2002
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Bayan Lewis
May 18, 1997 - August 12, 1997
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Willie L. Williams
June 30, 1992 - May 17, 1997
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Daryl F. Gates
March 28, 1978 - June 27, 1992
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Robert F. Rock
January 16, 1978 - March 28, 1978
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Edward M. Davis
August 29, 1969 - January 16, 1978
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Roger E. Murdock
May 6, 1969 - August 28, 1969
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Thomas Reddin
February 18, 1967 - May 5, 1969
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Thad F. Brown
July 18, 1966 - February 17, 1967
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William H. Parker
August 9, 1950 - July 16, 1966
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William A. Worton
June 30, 1949 - August 9, 1950
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Clemence B. Horrall
June 16, 1941 - June 28, 1949
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Arthur C. Hohmann
June 24, 1939 - June 5, 1941
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D. A. Davidson
November 19, 1938 - June 23, 1939
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James E. Davis
August 10, 1933 - November 18, 1938
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Roy E. Steckel
December 30, 1929 - August 9, 1933
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James E. Davis
April 1, 1926 - December 29, 1929
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R. Lee Heath
August 1, 1924 - March 31, 1926
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August Vollmer
August 1, 1923 - August 1, 1924
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Louis D. Oaks
April 22, 1922 - August 1, 1923
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James W. Everington
January 4, 1922 - April 21, 1922
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Charles A. Jones
July 5, 1921 - January 3, 1922
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Lyle Pendegast
November 1, 1920 - July 4, 1921
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Alexander W. Murray
October 1, 1920 - October 31, 1920
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George K. Home
July 17, 1919 - September 30, 1920
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John L. Butler
Ocotober 16, 1916 - July 16, 1919
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Clarence E. Snively
July 17, 1915 - October 15, 1916
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Charles E. Sebastian
January 3, 1911 - July 16, 1915
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Alexander Galloway
February 14, 1910 - December 27, 1910
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Edward F. Dishman
April 13, 1909 - January 15, 1910
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Thomas Broadhead
January 5, 1909 - April 12, 1909
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Edward Kern
November 20, 1906 - January 5, 1909
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Walter H. Auble
November 1, 1905 - November 20, 1906
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William A. Hammell
April 6, 1904 - October 31, 1905
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Charles Elton
January 1, 1900 - April 5, 1904
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John M. Glass
July 17, 1889 - January 1, 1900
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James E. Burns
April 1, 1889 - July 17, 1889
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Terrence Cooney
January 1, 1889 - April 1, 1889
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Hubert H. Benedict
October 1, 1888 - January 1, 1889
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L. G. Loomis
September 5, 1888 - September 30, 1888
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Thomas J. Cuddy
July 1, 1883 - January 1, 1885
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P. M. Darcy
September 5, 1887 - January 22, 1888
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John K. Skinner
December 13, 1886 - August 29, 1887
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James W. Davis
December 22, 1885 - December 8, 1886
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John Horner
May 13, 1885 - December 22, 1885
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Edward McCarthy
January 2, 1885 - May 12, 1885
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Thomas J. Cuddy
July 1, 1883 - January 1, 1885
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Henry King
December 11, 1881 - June 30, 1883
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George E. Gard
December 12, 1880 - December 10, 1881
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Henry King
December 5, 1878 - December 11, 1880
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Emil Harris
December 27, 1877 - December 5, 1878
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Jacob T. Gerkins
December 18, 1876 - December 26, 1877

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