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West Traffic Division

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Alex Medel
Captain II

Captain Alex Medel was born in West Covina, California and raised in Eagle...

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4849 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019

213-473-0222 Voice

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The West Traffic Division is responsible for the investigation of traffic collisions and traffic related crimes for all of Operations-West Bureau, which includes the patrol divisions of: Hollywood, Olympic, Pacific, West Los Angeles, and Wilshire.

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West Traffic Division will be the recognized Department leader in providing innovative, quality, traffic services. We will aspire to build a problem-solving community/police relationship that utilizes innovative strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life in our communities.

We will create a high-morale work environment where everyone works together, supports, one another and does his/her share to meet our challenging goals. Our efforts will impact our professional and personal lives in positive ways. Our accomplishments will set the standards for traffic services throughout the Department and the community.

We are committed to deliver innovative quality services and to create a quality work environment through:

  • Quality Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Effective Training
  • Community/Police Problem-solving
  • Working safely and being productive
  • Treating everyone honestly and fairly with dignity and respect
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