Counter Terrorism back to top
Fiber Optic Cable Reel Assembly for Robot
This system allows the bomb robot to operate free of interference from air traffic transmissions and other radio transmissions and the quality of transmission is very clear. The system allows bomb technicians and SWAT team members to view dangerous devices and suspects from a safe distance.
Counter Terrorism Bureau
Used for confidential intelligence investigations.
Technology back to top
Computers and Related Equipment
Replaced outdated hardware and software for the LAPD’s website, the most visited law enforcement site in the world.
All Areas and Metro Division
Primarily for use in domestic violence investigations. Photographs can be valuable tools in prosecuting crimes where bodily harm has been inflicted.
Portable Radios and Chargers
Hollenbeck Area, Volunteer Unit
Communications equipment used at community events and for volunteer surveillance, such as graffiti abatement.
Youth Programs back to top
Juvenile Division, Youth Programs Unit
2000, 2002, 2003, 2006
General funding for Explorer Program which provides special training for young people, ages 14 to 20. Explorers are assigned to area police stations and provide thousands of community-service hours around the City. Funding covers expenses such as the Explorer Academy, educational and cultural field trips and travel to competitions.
Equipment for Bicycle Safety Program
As part of an after-school program at two middle schools, students learned to repair and recondition bikes, which they in turn donated to other children who didn’t own a bike. Volunteer police officers taught the students to repair and care for the bikes, taught them bicycle safety and led them in rides and competitions.
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Hollenbeck Area, Community Relations Office
Display board used at community events to promote community partnerships and resources.
Equipment back to top
Canopy, lights, heaters, digital camera, scanner and other equipment needed to set up mobile command post so that detectives can process crime scenes as quickly as possible.
Scholarships back to top
Los Angeles Police Academy Magnet Schools
Ongoing since 2002
Scholarships for graduating seniors interested in careers in law enforcement to pursue higher education. Funding for the scholarships comes from the Lori Gonzalez Scholarship Fund, established in memory of the granddaughter of former police chief Bernard Parks and the Christy Lynn Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund, established in memory of an LAPD officer who was slain in the line of duty.
Training back to top
Helicopter Mechanic Training
Air Support Division
Factory training in the repair and maintenance of department helicopters. Proper maintenance and repair of the choppers is critical to the safety of officers and civilians.
Traffic Safety back to top
Pro-Laser Speed Device
Valley Traffic Division, Community Traffic Safety Unit
Digital devices to control speed in school, residential and business zones. Laser technology is accurate, and enables officers to work in safety.
Miscellaneous back to top
Strategic Plan to Reengineer Department