This is the rank insignia for the Deputy Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD).
Deputy Chiefs of the department act as Bureau Commanding Officers.
These bureaus include the four geographical bureaus (Central, West, Valley, and South), Detective Bureau, Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau, Professional Standards Bureau, Information Technology Bureau, Administrative Services Bureau, and Police Sciences and Training Bureau.
Deputy Chiefs are promoted from within the department ranks of Captain or Commander. Deputy Chief is also the first rank where a person from outside of the department can be hired.
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The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is the police department for the city of Los Angeles...