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Peter A. Zarcone, Commander

Peter A. Zarcone



Commander Zarcone was
born in Inglewood and raised in Granada Hills, California. He
attended John F. Kennedy High school in Granada Hills and
graduated from California State University, Northridge, receiving
a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy. Upon graduation, he was
commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine
Corps, serving as an Infantry Platoon Commander and Company
Executive Officer. Upon leaving active duty, Captain Zarcone
entered the Los Angeles Police Academy in September of

As a member of the United States Marine Corps Reserve, Captain
Zarcone deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom in December 2002.
While serving as the Civil Affairs Officer for the 1st Marine
Division during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Captain Zarcone was
responsible for planning civilian population and resource control
in the Marine sector. Upon reaching Baghdad, Captain Zarcone
coordinated Civil Military Operations, including the rebuilding
of civil infrastructure, coordinating non-governmental
organizations' relief efforts, and restoring police and fire
services. Captain Zarcone attained the rank of Colonel in the
Marine Corps Reserve in 2008.

As a member of the Los Angeles Police Department, Captain Zarcone
has worked as a Patrol Officer, Gang Officer, Self-Defense
Instructor, Patrol Supervisor, Detective, Gang Unit Supervisor,
Task Force Supervisor, District Lieutenant, and Gang Impact Team
Officer-in-Charge, And Patrol Captain at Olympic and 77th Areas.
He is currently the Area Commanding Officer of Hollywood. Captain
Zarcone is married to Marianne Zarcone, and has two children and
two grandchildren.