Los Angeles Police Department

At A Glance

Total number of agency personnel: 12,788
Sworn: 9,799
Civilian: 2,989

Total population served: 4 million

Jurisdiction: Los Angeles, California

Program Highlights

  • Uses a multi-layered approach that includes triage by trained dispatchers, 24-hour triage line, co-response teams, follow-up case managers, and focused community engagement
  • Features embedded mental health professionals in police agency
  • Incorporates comprehensive data collection and information-sharing procedures
  • Employs a robust training strategy that includes 40-hour Mental Health Intervention Training
  • Engages community partners through the Mental Health Crisis Response Program Advisory Board

Website: LAPD Mental Evaluation Unit


Captain Lynette Miles
Los Angeles Police Department
100 W. First Street, Room 630
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Detective II Elizabeth Reyes
Los Angeles Police Department
100 W. First Street, Rm. 630
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 996-1335