LAPD Command Staff

Omar Bazulto

Bazulto, Omar


Captain Omar Bazulto was born and raised in the City of Los Angeles. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California (USC) and holds a master’s degree in Emergency Services Administration, from Long Beach State.

Captain Bazulto joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1997 and worked a variety of patrol and investigative assignments, including Northeast Patrol Division, Transit Bus – Graffiti Habitual Offender Suppression Team, Newton Patrol Division, West Traffic Division and Robbery-Homicide Division, where he was assigned to a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force.

In 2009, Captain Bazulto promoted to Sergeant and served as a Patrol Supervisor at Wilshire and 77th Patrol Divisions and was a founding supervisor of the Operations-West Bureau (OWB), Violent Crime Task Force.

As a Sergeant II, he served as Assistant Watch Commander at Newton Patrol Division, Internal Affair Advocate Section, and was part of the MTA Contract Team.

He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2016, and later served as an Officer in Charge at Internal Affairs, Criminal Investigation Division and as Bureau Adjutant for Operations-West Bureau.

In 2021, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and served as the Commanding Officer of Harbor Patrol Division. The following year, Captain Bazulto assumed the role of Commanding Officer of Special Operations Division. In 2023, he was upgraded to Captain III and assigned as the Commanding Officer of Force Investigation Division.

Captain Bazulto is a recipient of the Police Meritorious Unit Citation and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.

Captain Bazulto has been married for 25 years and is the proud father of two children. Captain Bazulto enjoys surfing in his free time.