Peter A. Zarcone
77th Street Division
Captain Zarcone was born
in Inglewood and raised in Granada Hills, California. He attended
John F. Kennedy High school in Granada Hills and graduated from
California State University, Northridge, receiving a Bachelor's
degree in Philosophy. Upon graduation, he was commissioned a
Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps, serving as
an Infantry Platoon Commander and Company Executive Officer. Upon
leaving active duty, Captain Zarcone entered the Los Angeles
Police Academy in September of 1988.
As a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve, Captain
Zarcone deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom in December 2002.
While serving as the Civil Affairs Officer for the 1st Marine
Division during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Captain Zarcone was
responsible for planning civilian population and resource control
in the Marine sector. Upon reaching Baghdad, Captain Zarcone
coordinated Civil Military Operations, including the rebuilding
of civil infrastructure, coordinating non-governmental
organizations' relief efforts, and restoring police and fire
services. Captain Zarcone attained the rank of Colonel in the
Marine Corps Reserve in 2008.
As a member of the Los Angeles Police Department, Captain Zarcone
has worked as a Patrol Officer, Gang Officer, Self-Defense
Instructor, Patrol Supervisor, Detective, Gang Unit Supervisor,
Task Force Supervisor, District Lieutenant, and Gang Impact Team
Officer-in-Charge, And Patrol Captain at Olympic and 77th Areas.
He is currently the Area Commanding Officer of Hollywood. Captain
Zarcone is married to Marianne Zarcone, and has two children and