Personnel Division100 W. 1st Street, Room 228
Los Angeles, CA 90012
LAPD’s Personnel Division, under the command of the Personnel Group, provides human resources-related services to the Department. Francois Gardere is the Commanding Officer of the Personnel Division. Responsibilities of this Division include conducting investigative backgrounds of civilian candidates, processing, interviewing, screening civilian (non-sworn) applicants, medical exams, and conducting pre-exit interviews of employees. In addition, Personnel Division maintains a database
of Department personnel and prepares the Table of Organization and related charts.
Other duties of the Personnel Division are: processing and investigating medical histories and information pertaining to sick or injured-on-duty (IOD) employees who apply for pensions, ensuring that proper medical treatment is provided to employees who are injured on or off-duty, obtaining pertinent medical information from treating physicians and maintaining confidentiality of medical records. Personnel Division also administers the Department’s Safety Program.
Personnel Division is composed of the following sections:
Civilian Employment Section
Employee Selection Section
Medical Liaison Section
Position Control Section
Personnel Records Section
Return to Work Section