Major Crimes Division100 W. First Street, Suite 966
Los Angeles, CA 90012
The primary objective of Major Crimes Division is the prevention of significant disruptions of public order in the City of Los Angeles. The Board of Police Commissioners authorizes Major Crimes Division to investigate individuals or groups who plan, threaten, finance, aid, abet, attempt or perform unlawful acts which threaten public safety. Additionally, investigators of Major Crimes Division are committed to preventing individuals or groups from harassing or harming others on the basis of race, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation. Captain Steven S. Sambar is the Commanding Officer of Major Crimes Division.
Major Crimes Division relies heavily on members of the public for information regarding potential terrorist activity. To provide information to Major Crimes Division, please phone us at 213-485-4391, 877-A-THREAT (877-284-7328), write to us at the above address or e-mail address 877-ATHREAT@lapd.lacity.org.
United States Department of State, Counter Terrorism
Terrorism and the Municipal Police Department
Characteristics of Terrorist’s Surveillance