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Anthony Oddo, Captain III

Anthony Oddo

Captain III
Wilshire Division

email Captain Oddo was born and
raised in Southern California. After high school, Captain Oddo
joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve for a six-year tour
of duty as a rifleman. He simultaneously attended and graduated
from California State University, Fullerton, receiving a BA in
Finance.

Captain Oddo began his law enforcement career with the Arcadia
Police Department in 1986. Oddo joined the Los Angeles Police
Department in 1989. As an officer, Oddo was assigned to Newton
Street Area and Southeast Area, where he worked assignments in
patrol, CRASH, and Special Enforcement Group. In 1998, he was
promoted to Sergeant where he had assignments in Hollywood Area
(field sergeant, vice supervisor and Assistant Watch Commander) and
Southeast Area (field sergeant and Assistant Watch
Commander).

In 2008, Oddo was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned
to 77th Street Area as a Watch Commander. In 2012, Oddo attended
and graduated from the FBI National Academy, Session 249. Since
promoting to captain in 2013, Oddo has had assignments in Olympic
Patrol, Northeast Patrol and was the Commanding Officer of Custody
Services Division.

Captain Oddo is currently the Commanding Officer of Wilshire
Area.

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