Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department

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Chief of the City of Los Angeles Police Department
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Seal of the City of Los Angeles Police Department
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Flag of the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department
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Incumbent
Charles L. Beck

since November 9, 2009 (2009-11-09)
Los Angeles Police Department
Style Chief of Police
Seat Los Angeles County, California, U.S.
Inaugural holder Jacob F. Gerkens
Formation December 18, 1876

The Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the head of the Los Angeles Police Department.

List of police chiefs[edit]

Chief Term began Term ended Notes
Jacob F. Gerkens December 18, 1876 December 26, 1877 [1]
Emil Harris December 27, 1877 December 5, 1878 [2]
Henry King December 5, 1878 December 11, 1880 [3]
George E. Gard December 12, 1880 December 10, 1881 [4]
Henry King December 11, 1881 June 30, 1883 [5]
Thomas J. Cuddy July 1, 1883 January 1, 1885 [6]
Edward McCarthy January 2, 1885 May 12, 1885 [7]
John Horner May 13, 1885 December 22, 1885 [8]
James W. Davis December 22, 1885 December 8, 1886 [9]
John K. Skinner December 13, 1886 August 29, 1887 [10]
P.M. Darcy September 5, 1887 January 22, 1888 [11]
Thomas J. Cuddy January 23, 1888 September 4, 1888 [6]
L.G. Loomis September 5, 1888 September 30, 1888 [12]
Hubert H. Benedict October 1, 1888 January 1, 1889 [13]
Terrence Cooney January 1, 1889 April 1, 1889 [14]
James E. Burns April 1, 1889 July 17, 1889 [15]
John M. Glass July 17, 1889 January 1, 1900 [16]
Charles Elton January 1, 1900 April 5, 1904 [17]
William A. Hammell April 6, 1904 October 31, 1905 [18]
Walter H. Auble November 1, 1905 November 20, 1906 [19]
Edward Kern November 20, 1906 January 5, 1909 [20]
Thomas Broadhead January 5, 1909 April 12, 1909 [21]
Edward F. Dishman April 13, 1909 January 15, 1910 [22]
Alexander Galloway February 14, 1910 December 27, 1910 [23]
Charles E. Sebastian January 3, 1911 July 16, 1915 [24]
Clarence E. Snively July 17, 1915 October 15, 1916 [25]
John L. Butler October 16, 1916 July 16, 1919 [26]
George K. Home July 17, 1919 September 30, 1920 [27]
Alexander W. Murray October 1, 1920 October 31, 1920 [28]
Lyle Pendegast November 1, 1920 July 4, 1921 [29]
Charles A. Jones July 5, 1921 January 3, 1922 [30]
James W. Everington January 4, 1922 April 21, 1922 [31]
Louis D. Oaks April 22, 1922 August 1, 1923 [32]
August Vollmer August 1, 1923 August 1, 1924 [33]
R. Lee Heath August 1, 1924 March 31, 1926 [34]
James E. Davis April 1, 1926 December 29, 1929 [35]
Roy E. Steckel December 30, 1929 August 9, 1933 [36]
James E. Davis August 10, 1933 November 18, 1938 [37]
David A. Davidson November 19, 1938 June 23, 1939 [38]
Arthur C. Hohmann June 24, 1939 June 5, 1941 [39]
Clemence B. Horrall June 16, 1941 June 28, 1949 [40]
William A. Worton June 30, 1949 August 9, 1950 [41]
William H. Parker August 9, 1950 July 16, 1966 [42][43]
Thad F. Brown July 18, 1966 February 17, 1967 [44]
Thomas Reddin February 18, 1967 May 5, 1969 [45]
Roger E. Murdock May 6, 1969 August 28, 1969 [46] Interim Chief
Edward M. Davis August 29, 1969 January 16, 1978 [47][48]
Robert F. Rock January 16, 1978 March 28, 1978 [49] Interim Chief
Daryl F. Gates March 28, 1978 June 27, 1992 [50][51][52]
Willie L. Williams June 30, 1992 May 17, 1997 [53][54]
Bayan Lewis May 18, 1997 August 12, 1997 [55]
Bernard C. Parks August 12, 1997 May 4, 2002 [56][57]
Martin H. Pomeroy May 7, 2002 October 26, 2002 [58]
William J. Bratton October 27, 2002 October 31, 2009 [59][60]
Michael P. Downing November 1, 2009 November 17, 2009 [61] Interim Chief
Charles L. Beck November 17, 2009 Incumbent [62][63]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacob T. Gerkens". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  2. ^ "Emil Harris". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  3. ^ "Henry King". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  4. ^ "George E. Gard". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  5. ^ "Henry King". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  6. ^ a b "Thomas J. Cuddy". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  7. ^ "Edward McCarthy". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  8. ^ "John Horner". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  9. ^ "James W. Davis". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  10. ^ "John K. Skinner". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  11. ^ "P.M. Darcy". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  12. ^ "L.G. Loomis". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  13. ^ "Hubert H. Benedict". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  14. ^ "Terrence Cooney". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  15. ^ "James E. Burns". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  16. ^ "John M. Glass". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  17. ^ "Charles Elton". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  18. ^ "William A. Hammell". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  19. ^ "Walter H. Auble". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  20. ^ "Edward Kern". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  21. ^ "Thomas Broadhead". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  22. ^ "Edward F. Dishman". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  23. ^ "Alexander Galloway". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  24. ^ "Charles E. Sebastian". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  25. ^ "Clarence E. Snively". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  26. ^ "John L. Butler". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  27. ^ "George K. Home". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  28. ^ "Alexander W. Murray". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  29. ^ "Lyle Pendegast". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  30. ^ "Charles A. Jones". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  31. ^ "James W. Everington". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  32. ^ "Louis D. Oaks". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  33. ^ "August Vollmer". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  34. ^ "R. Lee Heath". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  35. ^ "James E. Davis". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  36. ^ "Roy E. Steckel". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  37. ^ "James E. Davis". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  38. ^ "D. A. Davidson". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  39. ^ "Arthur C. Hohmann". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  40. ^ "Clemence B. Horrall". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  41. ^ "William A. Worton". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-15. 
  42. ^ "William H. Parker". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  43. ^ Chief Parker
  44. ^ "Thad F. Brown". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  45. ^ "Thomas Reddin". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  46. ^ "Roger E. Murdock". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  47. ^ "Edward M. Davis". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  48. ^ Chief Davis
  49. ^ "Robert F. Rock". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  50. ^ "Daryl F. Gates". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  51. ^ Chief Gates
  52. ^ Chief Daryl Gates
  53. ^ "Willie L. Williams". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  54. ^ Chief Williams
  55. ^ "Bayan Lewis". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  56. ^ "Bernard C. Parks". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  57. ^ Chief Parks
  58. ^ "Martin H. Pomeroy". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  59. ^ "William J. Bratton". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  60. ^ Chief Bratton
  61. ^ "Michael Downing". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  62. ^ "Charles L. Beck". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved 2008-04-02. 
  63. ^ Chief Beck