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Michael Rimkunas, Commander

Michael Rimkunas

Assistant Director - Office of Operations

email Commander Michael Rimkunas
was born in Burbank, California in 1971. He was raised and educated
in the San Fernando Valley.

In 1995, he joined the Los Angeles Police Department and worked as
a police officer in Foothill and Hollywood Divisions. His
assignments included patrol, Hollywood Vice, and Field Training

In 2002, Captain Rimkunas promoted to sergeant and worked as a
field supervisor in Van Nuys, Newton, and Metropolitan Divisions.
Within Metropolitan Division, Captain Rimkunas worked as supervisor
in both a Crime Suppression Platoon and in the Special Weapons and
Tactics Unit.

Captain Rimkunas was promoted to Lieutenant in 2012 and was
assigned to Newton Area as a Watch Commander and Assistant
Detective Officer-in-Charge. In August of 2013, he was assigned to
North Hollywood Division as the Detective Commanding Officer.

Captain Rimkunas graduated from California State University
Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. In 2009,
Captain Rimkunas earned his Master's Degree in Public
Administration/Organizational Leadership from National University.
He has also attended the LAPD's Leadership Program.