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Culver City Police Department

Culver City Police Department
Abbreviation CCPD
Agency overview
Formed 1917
Annual budget Approximately $14.5 million
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* City of Culver City in the state of California, USA
General nature
  • Law enforcement
  • Civilian agency
Operational structure
Headquarters 4040 Duquesne Avenue, Culver City, California 90232
Agency executive Don Pedersen
Facilities
Stations 1
Footnotes
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Culver City Police Department (CCPD) is the police department in Culver City, California.[1]

The CCPD is a full-service police department and includes more than 160 persons on staff, and serves an area of 5.13 square miles (13.3 km2). The police chief is Don Pederson, who was appointed in 2006.[2]

History

The Culver City Police Department was founded on November 21, 1917, when the City Trustees provided for the employment of a City Marshal in their 5th resolution. As a result, Frank W. Bradley started work on November 21, 1917. The department did not function as a full-service police department, using the County Jail for prisoners, and having only temporary police officers. Walter Shaw was appointed the first municipal Chief of Police in 1926.[3]

Since the department was formed in 1917, it has had two officers killed in the line of duty, both by traffic accidents. Former LAPD officer Timothy Wind was employed between 1994-2000 as one of its community relations officers, before leaving California in 2000 for Fishers, Indiana.[4]

Specialized Units

  • K-9
  • Special Events
  • Motorcycle Enforcement
  • Task Force
  • Commercial Enforcement
  • Juvenile Diversion Program
  • Patrol/Detectives/Juvenile Investigations/Traffic Enforcement & Investigations/Training
  • Reserve Police
  • Automated Enforcement
  • IT

Employee Organization

The Culver City Police Officers' Association represents officers and sergeants of the Culver City Police Department while the Culver City Police Management Group represents the lieutenants and command officers..[5]

References

External links

  • Culver City Police Website

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