Captain Al Pasos was born
in East Los Angeles. He was raised in Los Angeles, Pasadena and
Altadena. After attending Saint Francis High School, he attended
the University of La Verne acquiring his Bachelor's degree in 1986.
He joined the LAPD in 1987 and worked all bureaus within the city
before promoting to Sergeant in 1998 and to Lieutenant in 2008.
As a Lieutenant, he worked Central Division until being assigned to
the Office of Operations. Prior to being promoted to Captain, he
was assigned to the Office of the Special Assistant for
Captain Pasos most recent assignment was as the Commanding Officer
of Southwest Patrol Division. He is currently assigned as the
Commanding Officer of Southeast Patrol Division. He has attended
the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute and is a member
of the Latin America Law Enforcement Association. He has received
numerous commendations and has been awarded the Police Star.