Online Survey Now Available For New Chief Of Police Qualities NR09434tc

September 4, 2009

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Personnel Department invites the public to take an online survey designed to obtain the most desired qualities to be considered in the Chief of Police selection process.  To have your voice be heard, log on to:

The survey may be taken by clicking on “LAPD Chief of Police Qualities Survey/Your Opinion Counts.” The survey will be available until September 17, 2009. At that time, the Personnel Department will compile the results of the survey and present them to the Police Commission.

The Police Commission is also holding five community meetings throughout the City to hear what the people of Los Angeles would like to see in their next Chief of Police.  The remaining meetings are as follows:

September 3, 2009      Department of Water and Power,
6:00 pm                       Community Auditorium               
                                    4030 Crenshaw Boulevard
                                    Los Angeles, California 90008

September 9, 20009    Felicia Mahood Senior Center
6:30 pm                       11338 Santa Monica Boulevard
                                    Los Angeles, California 90025

September 10, 20009  One Generation
6:30 pm                       18255 Victory Boulevard   
                                    Reseda, California 91335

September 17, 2009   Kedren Center
6:30 pm                      710 East 111th Place
                                   Los Angeles, California 90059

The input from both the online survey and the community meetings will be used during the selection process of a new Chief of Police.