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Alfred  Labrada, Captain III

Alfred Labrada

Captain III
Hollenbeck Division

email Captain Alfred ("Al")
was born in Mexico City in 1970. He moved to El
Monte, California, with his mother and three sisters at the early
age of five. Upon graduation from high school, he served in the
United States Marine Corps through the end of the Persian Gulf War,
where he received an honorable discharge after four years of
service. He began his law enforcement career as a Police Explorer
for the California Highway Patrol. He joined the Los Angeles
Police Department (LAPD) in 1993, completing his probationary
period at LAPD's Northeast Area. He then transferred to Southeast
Area as a Police Officer, working a variety of assignments
including: Patrol, Bike Patrol, Foot Beats, Training Officer, Vice,
Narcotics and as a Senior Lead Officer.

In October 2000, he was promoted to Sergeant and was assigned to
Wilshire Patrol Division, where he served as a Patrol Field
Supervisor, Bike Supervisor, Senior Lead Officer Supervisor and
Special Events Coordinator. In November 2002, Sergeant Labrada was
assigned to 77th Street Patrol Division and was then selected as
the Officer in Charge (OIC) of Operations-South Bureau Gangs. He
served as the Bureau Gang Coordinator, Violent Crime Coordinator,
Gang Unit OIC and FBI/ATF Gang Task Force OIC. In October 2008, he
was assigned to Metropolitan Division where he served as a Platoon
Squad Leader.

In February 2012, he was loaned to assist in the transition of the
General Services Police Department to the LAPD. He was promoted to
Lieutenant in August 2012, where he remained assigned to the new
Security Services Division and remained the lead on the Transition
Team. During that time, he served as a Watch Commander and
assisted with ensuring the transition of 94 sworn police officers
and 234 civilian employees.

In May 2013, he was selected by the Chief of Police as the Latino
Community Liaison for the Department.

Captain Labrada received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal
Justice Management from the Union Institute and University. In
addition, he has successfully completed the West Point Leadership
Program and the Supervisory Leadership Institute, sponsored by the
California Department of Justice, Peace Officer Standards and
Training. Captain Labrada has been committed to improving the
leadership and mentoring of young police officers and LAPD Cadets.
He has assisted in ensuring the consistent improvement of the Cadet
training program and has assisted in the training and graduation of
over 1,400 LAPD Cadets. He has also served as a Department
Instructor for the Multi-Assault Counter-Terrorism Tactics (MACTAC)
for the past five years. Captain Labrada has remained committed to
working with the community and providing training efforts to the
Latino residents of Los Angeles.

In September 2015, he was selected as the Assistant Commanding
Officer to the newly-formed Community Relationship Division. In
May of 2016, he was selected as the Bureau Gang Coordinator for
Operations-Central Bureau. He was appointed to Captain on March
19, 2017, and assigned as the Patrol Commanding Officer of
Hollenbeck Area, serving a very diverse and culturally-friendly

In November 2017, he was promoted to Commanding Officer of
Hollenbeck Area. Captain Labrada has made a positive impact on the
community and has encouraged further building of community
involvement, which has resulted in the decrease of crime and
improved quality of life issues effecting the area.