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Dominic Choi, Deputy Chief

Dominic Choi

Deputy Chief
Central Bureau

email Deputy Chief Dominic H.
Choi
was born in Los Angeles, California, and currently
resides in Orange County. He graduated from Canyon High School in
1988, and continued his education at the University of Southern
California where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.
Captain Choi is married and has three children.

Deputy Chief Choi began his career with the Los Angeles Police
Department on November 27, 1995. He worked a variety of Divisions
as a police officer, which included Southeast Division, Pacific
Division, Rampart Division, and Hollenbeck Division. His
assignments included a variety of patrol and specialized
assignments. In 2001, he was promoted to Detective at Harbor
Division where he worked Crimes Against Persons and Gang
Detectives.

In 2002, Deputy Chief Choi was promoted to Sergeant at 77th Street
Area where he worked as a field supervisor. As a Sergeant II, he
worked as an investigator assigned to Internal Affairs Group,
Administrative Investigation Section.

In 2009, Deputy Chief Choi was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned
to Southwest Area as a watch commander. As a Lieutenant II, he held
the position of Officer-in-Charge at Internal Affairs Group,
Workplace Investigation Section, and Adjutant to the Director of
Office of Special Operations.

He was promoted to Captain on June 15, 2014, and appointed as the
Foothill Division Patrol Commanding Officer. Deputy Chief Choi also
worked as the Commanding Officer of Risk Management Division, until
December 25, 2016, when he was appointed as the Commanding Officer
at Pacific Area.

In December 2017, he was promoted to Commander and assigned to
Operations-Central Bureau. Deputy Chief Choi was also appointed as
the Department's Homeless Coordinator and remained in that position
until July 2019.

In August 2019, he was promoted to Deputy Chief and assigned to
Operations-Central Bureau.