LAPD Command Staff

Jay Hom

Jay Hom


Captain Hom is currently assigned as the Commanding Officer, South Traffic Division.  He has previous traffic experience as a supervisor when he was assigned to West Traffic Division and Traffic Coordination Section.

Captain Hom began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in June 1992 as a volunteer reserve police officer, and was appointed as a regular Police Officer in August 1993.

He promoted to Field Training Officer (FTO) in June 1996, Sergeant in December 1998, Lieutenant in August 2015, and to Captain in July 2021.  He has  been assigned to numerous operational and administrative assignments, including patrol and traffic field supervisor, FTO, Assistant Watch Commander, vice unit supervisor, jail supervisor, complaint sergeant, task force supervisor, labor relations, staff research supervisor, emergency management and a divisional and Bureau adjutant.

Captain Hom graduated from California State University, Northridge, with a Bachelor’s degree in History in 1996 and a Master’s in Public Administration in 2004. He also completed the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute in 2004, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session 272, in 2018.

He grew up in the City of Los Angeles, and attended local public schools.