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Horace Frank, Deputy Chief

Horace Frank

Deputy Chief

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began his career as
a police officer in 1988. He promoted to Sergeant in March 1993 and
to the rank of Lieutenant in February 1999. After promoting to
Captain in April 2005, Captain Frank was assigned to Southeast
Patrol Division as the Commanding Officer, where he led a very
successful effort to bring the community and the Division closer
together in a successful crime-reduction effort. In September 2006,
he was upgraded to Captain III and reassigned to Emergency Services
Division, Counter-Terrorism and Criminal Intelligence Bureau
(CTCIB), where he now serves as the Commanding Officer. His current
duties include oversight of the Bomb Squad, Hazardous Materials
(Hazmat) Unit, Bomb Detection Canine Section and Operation
Archangel Section.

Among his many assignments, Captain Frank was an academic
instructor at the Los Angeles Police Department's Academy, a staff
writer at Human Resources Bureau, an Associate Advocate at Internal
Affairs Group and an Employee Relations Investigation Advocate at
Employee Relations Section. Just prior to his promotion to Captain,
he served as the Adjutant to the CTCIB Chief.
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Captain Frank has attended numerous national leadership schools,
which include the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) National
Academy, April 2002; the National Incident Management School at
Texas A&M University, August 2006; the two-week FBI Law
Enforcement Executive Development Seminar, October 2006; the Police
Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Policing
at Boston College, June 2007; and the Anti-Defamation League's
Advanced Terrorism School in Washington D.C, May

At the request of numerous local and national law enforcement
agencies, Captain Frank has participated as a panelist and made
presentations on best practices in critical infrastructure
protection strategies. He is a member of several professional and
community-based organizations, which include the Law Enforcement
Executive Development Association, the FBI National Academy
Association, the Los Angeles County Police Officers' Association,
the Los Angeles Women Police Officers' Association, and the
International Association of Chiefs of Police, where he served as
the Secretary on the Organized Crime Committee under the
Chairmanship of Los Angeles Chief of Police William J.

A native of Guyana, South America, Horace Frank spent eight and a
half years in the United States Air Force. He holds a Bachelor of
Arts Degree in Sociology from Chapman University and a Master's
Degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate

Captain Frank is married, with three children. He is an avid runner
who enjoys reading, listening to jazz and