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Bob Green, Deputy Chief

Bob Green

Deputy Chief
Operations-Valley Bureau

email Deputy Chief Bob Green "font-weight: normal;">was born in Los Angeles, California in 1959.
He was educated locally and attended California State University at
Long Beach, and Loyola Marymount University. He holds an Associate
Arts Degree in Administration of Justice and a Bachelor of Science
in Law Enforcement Leadership and Management. In addition he has
successfully completed the West Point Leadership Program and the
Supervisory Leadership Institute sponsored by the California
Department of Justice, Police Officers Standards and
Training.
Commander
Green began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department as a
law enforcement explorer at the Venice Area of the Los Angeles
Police Department in1975. He became a Police Student Worker in 1978
and entered the Police Academy in February 1980. His assignments as
a police officer included 77th Street Area, Jail Division,
Administrative Narcotics Division, Hollywood Area and Metropolitan
Division Swat.
He was
promoted to Sergeant in 1987. In addition to his patrol duties as a
field supervisor at 77th Street Area, Captain Green also was
assigned as a Gang and Decoy Unit Supervisor in Operations South
Bureau, a Canine Unit and Crime Suppression Platoon supervisor in
Metropolitan Division and a Sergeant/pilot at Air Support
Division.


Commander Green was promoted to Lieutenant in 1999 and was assigned
to Rampart Area as a Watch Commander. His lieutenant experience in
specialized units includes Watch Commander/pilot at Air Support
Division, the Officer in Charge of the Department's Underwater Dive
Unit, and Hazardous Device Section of Emergency Services Division.
The Hazardous Device Section includes the Bomb Squad, Hazardous
Materials Unit and Bomb Detection Canine Unit.
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In October 2004, Commander Green was promoted to Captain and was
assigned as a Patrol Commanding Officer. His commands included
Mission Area and Devonshire Area Patrol Divisions. He was
responsible for leading the activities of sworn and civilian
personnel who were actively involved in reducing crime and ensuring
public safety in two areas of the San Fernando
Valley.
In November of
2005 Commander Green was promoted to Captain II and assigned as the
Commanding Officer of LAX, Field Services Division. He was
responsible for the leadership and direction of the Los Angeles
Police officers assigned to Los Angeles International Airport. This
command is responsible for the safety of the traveling public,
crime and terrorism prevention.
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In May of 2007 he was Promoted and assigned as the Commanding
Officer at seventy Seventh Street Area.
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Bob and his wife Jean are the parents of six
children.