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Anne  Clark, Commander

Anne Clark

Commander
Transit Services Bureau

email Commander Anne Clark was
born in Whittier, California, and raised in Los Angeles County. She
joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 1986 and worked a
variety of assignments as a police officer. She was promoted to
detective in 1994, and to sergeant in 1995. Commander Clark
promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 2002 and was assigned to 77th
Street Area. She spent four years as the Detective Commanding
Officer in Southeast Area, and subsequently Harbor Area, before
being assigned to Robbery Homicide Division as the Officer in
Charge, Robbery Special Section. She then served as an Officer in
Charge at Internal Affairs Group before promoting to Captain in
2012. Clark served as the Patrol Captain in Harbor Area and 77th
Street Area, before becoming the Commanding Office of Gang and
Narcotics Division.

In February 2015, Clark was promoted to Commander and assigned as
the Assistant to the Director, Office of Administrative Services.
During this assignment, she successfully led the team that prepared
the Department's proposal to provide contract law enforcement
services to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation
Authority (MTA) within the city of Los Angeles. In May of 2017,
Commander Clark became the Assistant Commanding Officer of the
newly formed Transit Services Bureau, and in August 2018 the
commanding officer of Transit Services Group, where she has been at
the forefront of LAPD's burgeoning return to contract
policing.

Command Clark is a graduate of the University of Southern
California, and holds a Bachelors and Master's degree in Public
Administration. She is a graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory
Leadership Institute, LAPD's WestPoint Leadership Program, and the
Senior Management Institute for Police. She is a member of the
Latin American Law Enforcement Association (La Ley), and the Los
Angeles Women Police Officers and Associates (LAWPOA). Commander
Clark is LAPD's first Latina Commander and the mother of a teenage
son.