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News Release

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Media Relations

Chief Beck Names Three New Commanders and Continues Reorganization NR09564jr

Los Angeles:  Today, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck announced that Captains Blake Chow, Bob Green and Mike Moriarty will each be promoted to the rank of Commander.  In addition to the new members of his leadership team, Chief Beck revealed the next phase in his effort to reorganize the Police Department for efficiency and effectiveness.  The following changes, subject to budgetary review and approval, will be effective January 3, 2010. 

Office of Operations
•    Commander Dave Doan will become the Assistant to
      the Director, Office of Operations.
•    Captain Blake Chow will be promoted to the rank of
     Commander and will become the Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Operations- Central Bureau.
•    Captain Bob Green will be promoted to the rank of
     Commander and will become the Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Operations- South Bureau.
•    Commander Andrew Smith will become the Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Operations- West Bureau.
•    Commander Sharon Papa will become an Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Operations- Valley Bureau.
•    Commander Jorge Villegas will remain an Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Operations- Valley Bureau.

Office of Special Services
•    Commander Scott Kroeber will become the Assistant
      to the Director, Office of Special Services.
•    Commander Joan McNamara will remain the
     Assistant Commanding Officer, Counter Terrorism
     and Criminal Intelligence Bureau.
•    Captain Mike Moriarty will be promoted to the rank
     of Commander and will become an Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Detective Bureau
•    Commander Jeff Greer will become an Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Detective Bureau
•    Commander Michael Williams will become the
     Assistant Commanding Officer, Special Operations
     Bureau

Office of Administrative Services
•    Commander Bill Fierro will become the Assistant to
      the Director, Office of Administrative Services.
•    Chief Psychologist Kevin Jablonski will remain the
     Commanding Officer, Behavioral Science Services.
•    Commander Stuart Maislin will become the Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Personnel and Training Bureau.
•    Police Administrator II Gloria Grube will become the
     Commanding Officer, Personnel Group
•    Dr. Luann Pannell Ph.D, will remain the Director,
     Police Training and Education
•    Police Administrator II Nancy Gennusa will become
     the Assistant Commanding Officer, Administrative
     Services Bureau.
•    Commander James Cansler will become the
     Assistant Commanding Officer, Technology Bureau.
•    Police Administrator II Peter DiCarlo will become the
     Assistant Commanding Officer,
     Communications and Records Bureau.

Professional Standards Bureau
•    Commander Rick Webb will remain the Assistant
     Commanding Officer, Professional Standards
      Bureau.

Chief of Staff
•    Commander Jose Perez will remain the Employee
      Relations Administrator.
•    Public Information Director II Mary Grady will remain
      the Commanding Officer of the Public Information
      Office

The specific entities and functional responsibilities for each command and biographical information for each commanding officer will be released to the media and at LAPDonline.org as it becomes available.  

Questions related to this News Release should be directed to Media Relations Section at
213-486-5910.