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LAPD

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Seal of the City of Los Angeles

Source: Wikipedia

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the police department of the city of Los Angeles, California. With nearly 9,900 officers and more than 3,000 civilian staff, covering an area of 473 square miles (1,230 km2) with a population of more than 3.8 million people, it is one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. The star honors the work done by the LAPD in making the streets of Hollywood safe for residents and visitors.

Adjacent to the star are the names of officers of the LAPD, Hollywood Precinct who have made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting and serving you. They include:

  • Officer Clyde Pritchett (died 1936)
  • Officer Clay Noble Hunt (died 1955)
  • Officer Joe Rios (died 1993)
  • Officer Ian James Campbell (died 1963)
  • Officer Robert Joseph Cote (died 1969)
  • Detective Russell Lee Kuster (died 1990)
  • Officer Charles Dean Heim (died 1994)

Fact file

  • Common name: Los Angeles Police Department
  • Abbreviation: LAPD
  • Motto: "To Protect and to Serve"
  • Formed: 1869
  • Employees: 12,616 (2013)
  • Annual budget: $1.4 billion
  • Legal personality: Governmental: Government agency
  • Operations jurisdiction*: State of California, United States
  • Size: 503 sq mi (1,300 km2)
  • Population: 3.8 million
  • Legal jurisdiction: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Governing body: Los Angeles City Council
  • General nature: Law enforcement Local civilian police
  • Overviewed by: Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
  • Headquarters: 100 West 1st Street Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Police officers: 9,843 (2013)
  • Unsworn members: 2,773
  • Commissioners responsible: John Mack, Vice-President Andrea Ordin, Member Robert M. Saltzman, Member Alan J. Skobin, Member
  • Agency executives: Charlie Beck, Chief of Police Earl Paysinger, First Assistant Chief - Special Operations Michel Moore, Assistant Chief - Administrative Services Sandy Jo MacArthur, Assistant Chief - Special Projects Debra McCarthy, Deputy Chief - Professional Standards Jorge Villegas, Deputy Chief - Operations
  • Divisions: 19 Emergency Services Major Crimes Special Operations Support Metropolitan Air Support Emergency Operations Robbery-Homicide Commercial Crimes Jail Juvenile Detective Support Vice Narcotics Scientific Investigations LAX Field Services Central Traffic South Traffic Valley Traffic West Traffic
  • Bureaus: 6 Central South Valley West Detective Special Operations
  • Areas: 21 Central Rampart Southwest Hollenbeck Harbor Hollywood Wilshire West Los Angeles Van Nuys West Valley Northeast 77th Street Newton Pacific North Hollywood Foothill Devonshire Southeast Mission Olympic Topanga
  • Police Boats: 2
  • Helicopters: 26
  • Planes: 3
  • Horses: 40
  • Dogs: 2 Bloodhounds 20 German Shepherds
    • Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

Read more about LAPD at Wikipedia

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