LAPD Command Staff

Paul M. Weber

Bio

Captain Paul Weber, a 37-year veteran with LAPD, is originally from Inglewood, California. He holds a Master’s degree in Executive Leadership from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management from The Union Institute and University. In addition, Captain Weber holds a Certificate in Police Union Leadership from Harvard University and Certificate in Work Place Mediation from Cornell University. At the Harvard Kennedy School Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, Captain Weber worked on an ambitious project confirming that challenges faced by policing today are vastly different and more complicated than those faced a generation ago.

Captain Weber has worked with the LAPD on a variety of field and administrative assignments in all four of its regional Bureaus. Most notably, he was a Police Officer II at Foothill, 77th Street, Van Nuys and Rampart Patrol. As a Police Officer III at Van Nuys, he was a field training officer and assigned to the Gang Unit until he promoted to Patrol Sergeant in Hollywood and was later assigned to Personnel Group.

Captain Weber has a strong background in labor-management issues. For 11 years, he was a Director with the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the union that represents nearly 10,000 dedicated professional sworn members of the Los Angeles Police Department, and ultimately served as the Union President for several years. He currently serves on the Board of Commissioners for the Los Angeles Fire and Police Pension system.

In 2013, Captain Weber was promoted to Lieutenant Watch Commander at West Valley Station and was later selected to be the adjutant to the Deputy Chief of Operations-Valley Bureau.
In 2015, as adjutant to the Director of Office of Operations, Captain Weber assisted with uniformed operations city-wide and coordinated the Department’s anti-crime initiatives to maximize effectiveness in dealing with crime and social disorder.

In 2017, Captain Weber was selected as the Commanding Officer of Topanga Area Detectives where he was responsible for supervising detectives, the crime reduction unit, civilian professional staff, and community volunteers.

In 2018, Captain Weber was promoted to Captain, Commanding Officer of Devonshire Patrol Division and in 2021, became the Commanding officer of COMPSTAT Division.

Captain Weber is family oriented and active in his community. He is married with seven children and six grandchildren. In his spare time, he volunteers in his Community and is involved with his church.