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Raul Jovel
Captain III

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Serving the Following Communities:

Bunker Hill/Historic Core, Central City East, Chinatown, Civic Center, Downtown Los Angeles, Fashion District, Jewelry District, Little Tokyo, Solano Canyon, South Park-Entertainment, Toy District, Old Bank District, Artists Lofts, Financial District

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Station Contact Info

251 E. 6th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90014

213-486-6606 Voice
213-485-9819 TDD/TTY

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The Central Community Police Station is staffed by approximately 400 sworn and civilian members of the Los Angeles Police Department and is responsible for all police operations in downtown Los Angeles. The Area has a population of 40,000 people and covers approximately 4 1/2 square miles including the downtown communities of Chinatown, Little Tokyo, South Park, Central City East, Historic Core, Financial District, Artists Lofts, Olvera Street, Jewelry District, the Convention Center, and the Fashion District. Central Area is under the jurisdiction of Central Bureau.

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Central Area has two primary objectives:

  • Make Central Area a better place for people to live, work, do business, and visit
  • Make Central Area a better place for police employees to work

To assist in this endeavor, Central Area has established an active Community Police Advisory Board, a police Boosters organization, and works closely with a variety of local community and non-profit organizations.

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