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Robert W. Long, Captain III

Robert W. Long

Captain III
Major Crimes Division

email Captain III Long was born
and raised in Glendale, CA. He obtained his Bachelor of Science
degree from California State University, Long Beach. Captain Long
entered the Los Angeles Police Academy in February of 1990.

Captain Long has worked a patrol officer, field training officer,
detective, detective supervisor, field sergeant, gang unit
sergeant, patrol watch commander, gang impact team
officer-in-charge and the officer-in-charge at Robbery-Homicide
Divisions, Robbery Special Section. He was promoted to Captain in
July of 2016.

Captain Long is an expert in field of gang related crime, high
profile robbery investigations, serial sex crimes investigations
and labor trafficking.

He has a background in handling high profile incidents as an
investigator, detective supervisor and a commanding officer. He has
been the lead investigator or directly supervised the Tear Drop
Rapist sexual assault series, Bounty Hunter Blood FBI Task Force,
Operation Pirate Town, Operation Red Rein, Nordstrom Rack robbery
investigation, and the Western Bandit robbery series. He has an
extensive knowledge of Los Angeles Area gangs and their tactics
utilized for higher level criminal organization, such as narcotics
organizations, robbery/burglary crews and high level
prostitution.

Captain Long is married and has two teenage children.