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Steven D. Lurie, Commander

Steven D. Lurie

Risk Management and Legal Affairs Group

email Commander Steve Lurie has
served with the Los Angeles Police Department since 1997. He was
born in New Brunswick, New Jersey and raised in Torrance,
California. In 1994 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in
Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

From 1995 through 1997, Captain Lurie served as a police officer
with the city of El Segundo, California. Following his appointment
to the LAPD, he spent 8 years working as a police officer in
various assignments throughout the city. Following the attacks on
September 11, 2001, Captain Lurie spent 2 years developing the
City's system for critical infrastructure protection. During these
early years of his career, Captain Lurie attended Loyola Law
School, Los Angeles, graduating with a Juris Doctor degree, and was
admitted to the California Bar in 2002.

In 2005 Captain Lurie promoted to the rank of Detective at
Southeast Area, and investigated domestic violence, robberies, sex
crimes and homicides. In 2007, he promoted to the rank of Sergeant
and spent time in patrol at Wilshire Division before supervising
the Southeast Division Crime Suppression Detail for 4 years.

Captain Lurie promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2012 and
managed law enforcement at Venice Beach. He then spent 4 years as
an Officer in Charge at Force Investigation Division. There,
Captain Lurie managed a squad of detectives responsible for the
investigation of officer-involved shootings and other major uses of
police force. During this time Captain Lurie attended the Federal
Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico,

Chief Beck promoted Captain Lurie in 2018, and he currently serves
as the Commanding Officer, Devonshire Patrol Division. Captain
Lurie lives in the South Bay with his wife and two daughters.


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