Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau
100 West 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Deputy Chief David Kowalski is the CTSOB Deputy Chief, who reports directly to the Chief of Police.
Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau (CTSOB) is comprised of Major Crimes Division (MCD) and Emergency Services Division (ESD). Major Crimes Division is now comprised of Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Investigations, Intelligence Investigations, Surveillance, and Liaison Sections. Emergency Services Division (ESD) is comprised of Field and Community Support, Emergency Planning, Operations, and Hazardous Devices Sections. In short, Counter- Terrorism Bureau is responsible for planning, response and intelligence.
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