home inside the lapd detective bureau
 
INTERESTING FACTS
Venice Beach is the second largest tourist attraction in California, after Disneyland

The LAPD was established in 1869

The Los Angeles Police Academy was used for the 1932 Olympic Game's pistol and rifle competitions

The Los Angeles Police Academy remains a favorite of filmmakers, whose "Academy Arches" are recognizable around the world
 
 
I WANT TO KNOW
 
MORE DIVISIONS
 
HOME
 
CRIME MAPPING
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
 
E-POLICING
 
JOIN THE TEAM
 
LAPD BLOG
 
LAPD EQUIPMENT
 
LAPD SPORTS
 
LAPD TV
 
NEWSROOM
 
OUR COMMUNITIES
 
POLICE COMMISSION
 
REPORT A CRIME
 
SOLVE A CRIME
 
SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL POLICING
 
SUPPORT LAPD
 
TRAFFIC
 
INSIDE THE LAPD

 
 
 
GET INFORMED
 
Alarm School
 
Contact Us
 
Crime Mapping and COMPSTAT
 
Crime Prevention
 
Domestic Violence
 
FAQs
 
For Your Family
 
Gang Injunctions
 
I Want to Know
 
LAPD General Fund Contracts
 
LAPD Adult Missing Persons Unit
 
Most Wanted
 
Read the Beat Magazine
 
Social Media
 
Sworn and Civilian Report
 
Trademark
 
Year in Review
 
Youth Programs

 

Disclaimer:
The LAPDonline.org® website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text is the English version of the LAPDonline.org® website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

Detective Bureau
 
100 West First Street
Room 637
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-486-7000
 
 
Kirk J. Albanese, Deputy Chief
Kirk J. Albanese
Deputy Chief
Kevin F. McCarthy, Commander
Kevin F. McCarthy
Commander
 
 
Detective Bureau
Under the Chief of Detectives, Detective Bureau (DB) provides functional leadership for detective operations Citywide, which accounts for approximately 1600 assigned detectives.  This includes the 21 geographic detective commands throughout the City and all specialized detective functions.  DB provides line supervision over the following commands assigned to DB: Commercial Crimes, Detective Support and Vice Division, Gang and Narcotics Division, Juvenile Division, Robbery-Homicide Division and Scientific Investigative Division.  The Investigative Analysis Section (IAS) of DB is responsible for researching, developing and implementing improvements in investigative techniques and procedures, used by investigative officers.  IAS also provides administrative and technical support to DB.
 


Bill Williams
Captain III
Commanding Officer

Commercial Crimes Division (CCD) can be categorized into two main areas of investigation.  The Burglary/Auto Theft Sections provide logistical, technical and investigative support to Area detectives, and have primary investigative responsibility on certain select burglary, theft, auto theft and robbery crimes on a Citywide basis.  In addition, these sections are responsible for enforcing state law and Police Commission rules and regulations governing pawnshops, junk dealers and any other business handling secondhand merchandise.  The Financial Crimes sections are tasked with the citywide investigative responsibility for all forgery and fraud related white-collar crimes.
 


Kelly Mulldorfer
Captain II
Commanding Officer

Detective Support and Vice Division (DSVD) is responsible for investigating missing persons, hate crimes, threats made to public officials/prominent persons, aggravated stalking, piracy and counterfeit sales/goods, animal cruelty, pimping/pandering, pornography, and prostitution/human trafficking.  

In an effort to combat the growing problem of domestic sex trafficking of children in the United States, DSVD partners with the Innocence Lost Task Force, a multi-agency operation that includes the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, the United States Attorney’s Office, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Detective Support and Vice Division also enforces Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) laws, provides education, and addresses community concerns.  The various sections within DSVD also respond to contacts with persons suspected of suffering from mental illness and barricaded suspect incidents.  Additionally, DSVD staffs the liaison units at the Traffic Court (1945 S. Hill Street) and the District and City Attorney’s Offices at the Criminal Courts Building (210 W. Temple Street).  
 


Anne Clark
Captain III
Commanding Officer

Gang and Narcotics Division (GND) is responsible for disrupting violent street gangs and the means by which they support their lifestyle, including the manufacture, transportation, sale and use of illicit drugs, and sales of firearms in the greater Los Angeles area.  GND’s enforcement efforts also focus on street-level enforcement strategies to effect a reduction in Part I crimes, thereby resolving community problems and facilitating uniformed officers’ involvement in narcotics and gang enforcement.  GND coordinates in 15 task forces and/or memoranda of understanding/agreement with the following agencies:  U.S. Postal Service, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Los Angeles Intra-Agency Metropolitan Police Apprehension Crime Task Force (LA IMPACT), U.S. Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
 


Fabian E. Lizarraga

Captain II
Commanding Officer

Juvenile Division (JUV) is responsible for juvenile narcotics enforcement, child abuse and child exploitation investigations, overseeing the Department's youth programs, and providing Department-wide juvenile advice, consulting, and training.
 


William P. Hayes
Captain III
Commanding Officer

Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD) is responsible for investigating select homicides, bank robberies, serial robberies, extortions, sexual assaults, human trafficking, kidnapping, incidents that result in injury or death to an officer, and threats against officers.
 


Yvette A Burney
Police Administrator
Commanding Officer

Scientific Investigation Division (SID) is responsible for the collection, comparison and interpretation of physical evidence found at crime scenes or collected from suspects and victims.  SID is made up of two sections: the Criminalistics Laboratory and the Technical Laboratory.  The Criminalistics Laboratory is comprised of the following units: Questioned Documents, Serology/DNA, Trace Analysis, Firearms Analysis, Field Investigation, Quality Assurance, Toxicology, and Narcotics Analysis. The Technical Laboratory is comprised of the Polygraph, Latent Print, Photography, and Electronics units.
 
 
contact us  /  terms & conditions  /  los angeles police foundation
 
+ Powered By Radar Blue | © 2014 City of Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Police Foundation Los Angeles Police Foundation