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Justin Eisenberg, Deputy Chief

Justin Eisenberg

Deputy Chief
Operations-West Bureau

email Deputy Chief Eisenberg came
to Los Angeles from the east coast to join the LAPD in 1990, and
worked a variety of patrol and investigative assignments early in
his career until his promotion to Sergeant in 1996.

He was promoted to Lieutenant in October 2000, and later served as
Officer in Charge of Rampart's Gang Impact Team and as The
Department's Bomb Squad Commander.

He served his country as an Officer in the United States Navy
Reserve, and was mobilized to active duty in 2002 to the Pacific
Fleet Intelligence Directorate.

In May 2007, he was promoted to Captain and served as Patrol
Commanding Officer at both Pacific and Newton Patrol Divisions. He
also served as the Assistant Commanding Officer, Gang and Narcotics
Division, and as the Commanding Officer of both North Hollywood
Area and Internal Affairs, Administrative Investigation

In October 2013, he was promoted to Commander and served as the
Assistant Commanding Officer, Operations-Central Bureau, and
Information Technology Bureau. He also served as the Department's
Employee Relations Administrator.

In December 2016, Deputy Chief Eisenberg was selected to serve as
the Department's Chief of Detectives where he oversees the seven
commands in Detective Bureau: Commercial Crimes Division, Detective
Support and Vice Division, Forensic Science Division, Gang and
Narcotics Division, Juvenile Division, Robbery Homicide Division,
and Technical Investigation Division. In addition, Deputy Chief
Eisenberg has functional responsibility for the 1800 detective
personnel who serve city wide.

He received his B.A. degree from Colorado College before joining
the Department. He has a Master's Degree in Public Administration
from USC, and is a graduate of the FBI Academy and FBI/US Army
Hazardous Devices School.