Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners

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Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
Seal of the Los Angeles Police Department.png
Los Angeles Police Department Logo
Formation1920
TypeCivilian Oversight Board
PurposeTo oversee the Los Angeles Police Department and set department policy and goals
Headquarters100 West 1st Street
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Region served
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
President
Steve Soboroff
WebsiteLos Angeles Board of Police Commissioners

The Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners, also commonly known as the Los Angeles Police Commission, is a five-member body of civilian-only, appointed officials which oversees the LAPD.

Organization[edit]

The board is made up of five members who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Each member serves a five-year term with a maximum of two terms.[1]

The Los Angeles Police Commission also consists of the Office of the Executive Director[2], Office of the Inspector General[3], Commission Investigation Division[4], and the Police Permit Review Panel[5].

Members[edit]

  • Steve Soboroff, President of the Board[1][6], commercial real-estate developer.
  • Eileen M. Decker, Vice President of the Board[1][7], former U.S. Attorney.
  • Sandra Figueroa-Villa, Commissioner[1][8], non-profit organization director.
  • Cynthia McClain-Hill, Commissioner[1][9], lawyer & lobbyist.
  • Shane Murphy Goldsmith, Commissioner[1][10], non-profit organization president.

Responsibilities[edit]

The Board of Police Commissioners is the head of the Los Angeles Police Department. They set the overall policy while the Chief of Police manages the daily operations of the Department and implements the Board’s policies and goals. The board meets every Tuesday in a public hearing room at police headquarters where the public may comment on the matters at hand as well as address the board directly.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Office of the Executive Director". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Office of the Inspector General". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "Commission Investigation Division". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "Police Permit Review Panel". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Steve Sobroff". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  7. ^ "Eileen Decker". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  8. ^ "Sandra Figueroa-Villa". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  9. ^ "Cynthia McClain-Hill". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  10. ^ "Shane Murphy Goldsmith". Los Angeles Police Department. Retrieved June 28, 2018.
  11. ^ "Police commission to roll out year’s goals", Los Angeles Daily News. Retrieved August 10, 2014.

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