emailCaptain II Fabian E. Lizarraga is currently the Commanding Officer Juvenile Division. Prior to this assignment Captain Lizarraga was the Patrol Commanding Officer of Van Nuys and Newton Divisions. He is a 25-year veteran of the Department, whose law enforcement experience is both comprehensive and varied. During his tenure, Captain Lizarraga has been assigned to geographic areas throughout the City including West Los Angeles, Wilshire, Central, Hollenbeck, Rampart, 77th Street, and South Bureau CRASH as an officer and a supervisor. His service also includes assignments in Northeast Vice, Internal Affairs Division, Operations-Central Bureau and the Office of the Chief of Police. Captain Lizarraga is divorced and has four children, two sons and two daughters. He was born in Mexico, but his family later immigrated to Southern California where he was raised. He is a graduate of California State University Los Angeles and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. His interests include reading, spectator sports, hiking, camping and other family-oriented activities.
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