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Brian P. Johnson, Captain III

Brian P. Johnson

Captain III
Use of Force Division

email Captain Brian P. Johnson
born in Los Angeles, California. He is a proud second generation
member of the Los Angeles Police Department. Captain Johnson
earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from
California State University Long Beach and a Master's degree in
Behavioral Science from California State University Dominguez

He was appointed to the Los Angeles Police Department on March 27,
1989. As a police officer, he worked a variety of assignments and
divisions, which included: Foothill, Central, Newton and Rampart.
His experience includes patrol, vice, specialized detectives,
special problems unit and field training officer. In 1996, he was
promoted to sergeant. His supervisory assignments included
Southeast Division, Southwest Division, Employee Opportunity and
Development Division and Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief of

In 2000, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to Southwest
Area as a watch commander and administrative lieutenant. In 2001,
he was assigned to Internal Affairs Group where he was assigned to
both South and Valley sections. He also worked as an Adjutant for
both the Chief of Operations and Office of Human Resources. In
addition, he worked Training Division and his most recent
assignment prior to being promoted to captain was the Bomb
Detection Canine Section, Emergency Services Division. Captain
Johnson has been the recipient of numerous external and internal
commendations, award, and he has been awarded the prestigious
Police Meritorious Service Medal.

Captain Johnson has graduated from the Sherman Block Supervisory
Leadership Institute, West Point Leadership Program, and FBI
National Academy - Session 218. He is a member of numerous
professional organizations and is on the Board of Directors for the
Los Angeles Police Museum.

Captain Johnson has an unwavering commitment to community policing
and his leadership style promotes community partnerships,
problem-solving and proactive crime fighting strategies. He
strives to instill a sense of team work with the community, his
officers and various members of the criminal justice system.