Traffic Bureau Captain
  • Field operations, including uniformed personnel working traffic and parking, as well as Special Events.
  • Administrative and support functions within the Department.
  • Managing and directing the sections under his/her command towards the Department’s goals and objectives.
  • Reports to the Chief of Police and acts as the appointing authority for personnel under his/her command.
  Traffic Section
The Traffic Section Lieutenant directs:
  • Motorcycle operations unit.
  • Parking Enforcement unit.
  • Commercial Enforcement.
  • Crossing Guards.
  • Evaluates traffic issues with other city personnel.
  Crime Prevention – Media Relations
Lieutenant is responsible for:
  • Neighborhood Watch and liaison with community.
  • Press releases and departmental information.
  • VIPs and Senior Volunteers.
  • Site Plan reviews.
  Photo Enforcement Section
Managed by a Lieutenant, staffed by a Sergeant, a Detective and a clerical technician; responsible for:
  • Collision investigative follow-up.
  • Manage and oversee the Reserve Corps non-compensated Reserve Police Officers.
  • Grants and Grant Compliance.
  • Issues citations at 29 intersection approaches.
  • Processes about 1200 red light violations per month.
  • System operates on loop sensors and digital video.
  • Provides for violator review at station.
  • Handles court prosecution.
  Scientific Services Section
The Lieutenant is responsible for:
  • Managing departmental supplies, facilities and building projects.
  • Property and Forensic Unit.
  • IT infrastructure, computers and Alarm Unit.
  • Custodians.
  Communications Section
The Lieutenant is responsible for:
  • Managing the communications section 24/7 with a staff of 12 communications operators.
  • Dispatches all police and fire calls, and general city switchboard functions.
  • Issues permits for Special Events including filming operations, etc.
  Reserve Corps
  • About 40 Fully trained auxiliary Police Officers, including technical reserves.
  • Donate a minimum of two patrol shifts and a monthly meeting.
  • Donated 6,887 hours valued at $296,698.69 in labor for 2005

Culver City encompasses approx. 5 square miles and is home to approx. 40,000 residents. It is just minutes from LAX, Marina del Rey and the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and Downtown Los Angeles, making it ideal for residents, business, and visitors alike. For more information, click here for the official website for The City of Culver City.

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