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Scott Sargent, Captain III

Scott Sargent

Captain III
Custody Services Division

email Captain III Sargent was born in New York City and
was raised in Westchester County, New York. He moved to Los Angeles
in 1983.

Captain Sargent has held sworn positions with several law
enforcement agencies, beginning his career in 1979 as a provisional
police officer with the Westchester County Police Department in New
York. Since that time, Captain Sargent has been a police officer
with the Hallandale Beach Police Department in Florida, a Deputy
Sheriff with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and a
police officer with the Santa Monica Police Department. Captain
Sargent then spent six and a half years with the Rialto Police
Department where he was a police officer, K-9 handler and a patrol

Captain Sargent joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1993,
and has been assigned to Northeast Area and Foothill Area as a
police officer, and to Southwest and Hollywood Areas as a field
sergeant. He was an investigator with the Department's Gun Detail
and Employee Relations Group and was assigned as a sergeant -
investigator with Internal Affairs Group before promoting to
Lieutenant in 1999.

As a lieutenant, Captain Sargent was assigned to West Los Angeles
Area patrol and administration, and to Risk Management Group as an
Officer in Charge. Captain Sargent spent approximately two and a
half years as an adjutant to the Commanding Officer of the Consent
Decree Bureau before promoting to Captain.

Captain Sargent holds an Associate's Degree in Law Enforcement from
Dean College in Boston, a Bachelor's Degree in Business and
Management from the University of Redlands and a Master's Degree in
Organizational Management from Azusa Pacific University. In 2002,
Captain Sargent completed his Juris Doctorate degree at
Southwestern University School of Law, and is an active attorney
and member of the California State Bar.

Captain Sargent is a member of several professional and fraternal
organizations including the Latin American Law Enforcement
Association, the American Society for Law Enforcement Training, the
International Police Association, the Law Enforcement Association
of Asian Pacifics, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the
Lawyers' Club of Los Angeles County.