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LAPD Organization Chart

The Los Angeles Police Department is one of the largest and most innovative law enforcement agencies in the world. It is responsible for providing police service to an area encompassing 468 square miles and 21 community areas, representing approximately over 4 million residents as of 2016. The Board of Police Commissioners oversees all operations of the LAPD. For more information about any office of the LAPD, click the name of the office you are interested in below. You may also click the charts below to view the full LAPD Organizational Chart or the Organizational Chart for the City of Los Angeles.
LAPD Organization Chart (PDF)
(Revised Deployment Period 8-2020)
LAPD Command Staff

City of Los Angeles Organizational Chart [PDF]



Chief of Staff


Commanding Officer

Risk Management Legal Affairs Group
Legal Affairs Division


Professional Standards Bureau
Commanding Officer

Force Investigation Group


Office of Support Services

Director, Office of Support Services

Behavioral Science Services
Critical Incident Review Division


Administrative Services Bureau

Commanding Officer

Support Services Group

Communications Division
Custody Services Division
Motor Transport Division
Records and Identification Division
Evidence and Property Management Division
Facilities Management Division


Personnel and Training Bureau

Commanding Officer


Training Division
In-Service Training Division
Police Training and Education

Personnel Group

Personnel Division
Recruitment and Employment Division


Office of Special Operations
 
Director, Office of Special Operations


Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau

Commanding Officer

Counter Terrorism Group

Emergency Services Division
Major Crimes Division

Special Operations Group

Air Support Division

Detective Bureau

Transit Services Bureau

Transit Services Group
Transit Services Division


Information Technology Group

Innovation Management Division
Applications Development and Support Division

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