304 South Broadway, Suite 225
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Administrative Investigation Division is commanded by Captain III Valencia Thomas and is responsible for investigating complaints of misconduct that are primarily administrative in nature. Investigators assigned to AID interview complainants, witnesses and accused employees, collect and preserve evidence, and ensure other investigative approaches are conducted or considered such as photographs, drawings, and records research. The complaint investigation is assembled and submitted to the AID Commanding Officer for review. The completed investigation is sent up the chain of command for adjudication.
The Chief of Police has the final word on discipline within the Police Department.
Administrative Investigation Division is comprised of four investigative sections, each led by an Officer in Charge Lieutenant II, and an Assistant Officer in Charge Detective III, with several investigators most at the rank of Sergeant II and Detective II.