Know Your LAPD Senior Lead Officer (SLO):
The SLO is a Cop in Your Corner
For general public safety issues, you should contact the Senior Lead Officer (SLO) for your area. General public safety issues include things like illegal activities, homeless, burglaries in your neighborhood, etc.
LAPD Senior Lead Officers are the police department’s liaisons with a specific part of the city. Each area in Los Angeles has its own Senior Lead Officer, who is responsible for its "Reporting Districts" for crime.
Keep in mind that SLOs usually only answer their cell phones while they are on duty, and they sometimes work long shifts and odd hours. So, it may take a few days for the officer to return your call or e-mail. Be patient.
Your Senior Lead Officer can help you set up a Neighborhood Watch for your area. I recommend that every block or area have its own Neighborhood Watch – that is the most important thing you can do to reduce crime in your community.
There are several SLOs assigned to our surrounding neighborhoods including Brookside, Fremont Place, Hancock Park, La Brea/Hancock, Larchmont Village, Mid-Wilshire, Miracle Mile, Park La Brea, Sycamore Square, Windsor Square, Wilshire Park and Windsor Village, Longwood Highlands, among others.
What’s the name of the LAPD Senior Lead Officer (SLO) assigned to your neighborhood, and what’s his/her cell number? It's easy to find out. Check out:
The Los Angeles Police Department is divided into four geographic bureaus: West, Central, South and Valley
The West Bureau is divided into five divisions: Hollywood, Olympic, Pacific, West LA and Wilshire.
Wilshire Division is divided into 57 Reporting Districts (RD's) covering a total of 13.97 square miles. These Reporting Districts are grouped into Basic Car Areas.
Each basic car area is assigned a Senior Lead Officer (SLO). The SLOs act as a direct liaison between the LAPD and the community members
Area: 7A1 - Mid City West north of Beverly Blvd.
Boundaries: From La Brea Avenue in the east, to La Cienega Avenue in the west and from the West Hollywood border in the north, to Beverly Boulevard in the south. Includes: The Melrose Avenue retail strip, Fairfax High School
Senior Lead Officer: Art Gallegos 213-793-0708 (cell) email@example.com
Area: 7A21 - Mid City West south of Beverly Blvd, and west of Fairfax Ave. Boundaries: From Fairfax Avenue in the east, to the Beverly Hills border in the west, and from Beverly Boulevard in the north, to Olympic Boulevard in the south. Includes: The Beverly Center, The Beverly Connection, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the 3rd Street retail strip.
Senior Lead Officer: Hector Marquez 213-793-0790 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org
Area: 7A33 - Mid City West south of Beverly Blvd, and east of Fairfax Ave., except for a small portion between Beverly Blvd. and 6th St., east of Poinsettia Place and Cochran Ave. Boundaries: From Poinsettia, Cochran, or La Brea Avenue in the east (depending on the block), to Fairfax Avenue in the west, and from Beverly Boulevard in the north, to San Vicente Boulevard in the south. Includes: The Farmers Market, The Grove, CBS Television City, Pan Pacific Park, LACMA, Park La Brea
Senior Lead Officer: Perry Jones 213-793-0782 (cell) email@example.com
Area: 7A17 - a small portion of Mid City West between Beverly Blvd. and 6th St., east of Poinsettia Place and Cochran Ave. Boundaries: Covers a small sliver of the eastern part of Mid City West, with Poinsettia or Cochran as the western boundary, over to Mid City West’s eastern boundary of La Brea Avenue, and from Beverly Boulevard in the north, to 6th Street in the south (Note: Most of Area 7A17 is outside of Mid City West boundaries.)
Senior Lead Officer: Dave Cordova 213-793-0650 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org
Area: 20A53 - Olympic Division serving the Wilshire Park, Country Club Park, Country Club Heights and parts of Koreatown. Residents of the area, primarily east of Crenshaw and south of Wilshire Blvd
Senior Lead Officer: Harry Cho 213-793-0649
Area - 17A67 - Olympic Division neighborhoods
north of Wilshire including Windsor Square & Larchmont
Senior Lead Officer: Joe Pelayo 213-793-0709
You can sign up for E-Policing which enables Senior Lead Officers, Area Captains and Detectives to e-mail newsletters, crime trends and other important information to you. When you sign up for E-policing, you will receive emails from your Senior Lead Officer (SLO), detailing specific crimes in the area, crime trends, prevention tips and other useful information.
Copyright@ August 18, 2015 Larchmont Buzz/
Tim Deegan & www.lapdonline.org
edited by Barbara Allen
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