Los Angeles Police Department

At A Glance

Total number of agency personnel: 12,909
Sworn: 9,959
Civilian: 2,950

Total population served:
4 million

Jurisdiction:
Los Angeles, California

Contact:

Brian Bixler
Lieutenant
100 W. First Street, Room 320
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 996-1300
Brian.Bixler@lapd.online

Charles Dempsey
Detective
Los Angeles Police Department
100 W. First Street, Rm. 320
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 996-1300
Charles.Dempsey@lapd.online

Website:

LAPD Crisis Response Support

Program Highlights:

  • Multi-layered approach that includes triage by trained dispatchers, co-response teams, follow-up case managers, and focused community engagement
  • Embedded mental health professionals in police agency
  • Comprehensive data collection and information-sharing procedures
  • Robust training strategy that includes 40-hour Mental Health Intervention Training
  • Mental Health Crisis Response Program Advisory Board for engaging community partners