LAPD Command Staff

Alisha Jordan


Captain Jordan has been a member of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) since 1994.  The first 10 years of her career, Captain Jordan as a police officer, was assigned to three different patrol areas – Southwest, North Hollywood, and Central Patrol Divisions.  At the rank of police officer, Captain Jordan then spent the next six years assigned to Narcotics Division as an undercover officer and plain clothes investigator.  In 2005, Captain Jordan was upgraded to Senior Lead Officer (SLO) within the Central Area’s command.  Shortly after her upgrade to SLO, Captain Jordan promoted to the rank of Police Detective and was assigned to 77th Area Detectives.  In 2007, she promoted to the rank of Detective II, and was assigned to Internal Affairs Group, followed by Force Investigation Division.  By 2011, Captain Jordan returned to patrol after promoting to the rank of Police Sergeant.  As a sergeant, she was assigned to West Los Angeles (WLA) Patrol Division as a field supervisor and the Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the Parole Compliance Unit.  Following her time at WLA Division, Captain Jordan was a sergeant assigned to Use of Force Division and the OIC of Southwest Area’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Violent Gang Task Force.  In 2017, Captain Jordan returned to the rank of Detective II and was appointed as the Assistant OIC of the newly formed Operations – Central Bureau, Family Justice Center (FJC).  She remained at FJC, until she promoted to the rank of lieutenant.  As a lieutenant, Captain Jordan returned to Central Patrol Division as one of the Watch Commanders.  At the rank of lieutenant, Captain Jordan upgraded to the rank of Lieutenant II as the OIC of Recruitment and Employment Division, then back to Force Investigation Division as one of the OICs of the Administrative teams.  Captain Jordan recently promoted to the rank of captain and proudly serves as the Patrol Commanding Officer of West Los Angeles Division.

Captain Jordan has bachelor’s degree in political science from California State University, Long Beach.  She has also graduated from Sherman Block’s Supervisory Leadership Institute, Principles of Force Science Institute, LAPD’s Leadership course, POST Management course, University of Southern California (USC) Safe Communities Institute Public Safety Leadership Course and a recent graduate of the FBI National Academy, class 287.  Throughout her time with this organization, Captain Jordan has been awarded the Police Meritorious Service Medal, Community Policing Medal on two separate occasions, Police Star, Police Meritorious Unit Citation, and the Human Relations Medal.

As a proud native of the city of Los Angeles, Captain Jordan has and will continue to dedicate her professional life to the service and protection of this city.  In her present position of patrol captain, Captain Jordan will use her position to help others within this department achieve their goals, while maintaining her commitment to the city she serves.