Captain Kelly Muniz is a 22-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, assigned to her second tour at Pacific Area as the Patrol Commanding Officer. Captain Muniz was assigned to Pacific Area as a Sergeant from 2009-2012, where she leads patrol watches, a Special Problems Unit, and the Narcotics Enforcement Detail.
Throughout her career, she has enjoyed a variety of assignments from her early years as a Police Officer at Rampart Division, to nearly a third of her career at Hollywood Division as both a Police Officer and a Lieutenant. Other assignments include Internal Affairs, Metropolitan Division, the Office of Operations, Gang and Narcotics Division, and Detective Support and Vice Division.
A Southern California native, she enjoys the variety of people, cultures, and activities the City of Los Angeles offers and is proud to serve in a law enforcement capacity.
Captain Muniz earned a graduate degree from the University of Southern California in Executive Master of Leadership in 2019.