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Jennifer Thomas, Captain II

Jennifer Thomas

Captain II
Risk Management Division

email Captain Jennifer Thomas was
born in Taipei, Taiwan. She immigrated to the United States when
she was 14 years old. She came from a family of law enforcement.
Both her grandfather and uncle were policemen in Taiwan and her
father-in-law is a retired detective with Montebello Police

Jennifer was a police explorer in Singapore. She was appointed to
the Los Angeles Police Department in January 1995, fulfilling her
childhood dream of becoming a Los Angeles Police Officer. As an
officer, her assignments included Central Patrol Division, Central
and OCB CRASH, and Asian Crimes Investigation Section. In November
2002, she was promoted to sergeant where she was assigned to
Southeast Patrol Division and later to Operations-South Bureau,
Internal Affairs Division, Training Group and Incident Management
& Training Bureau. In April 2009, Jennifer was promoted to
lieutenant where she was assigned to Central Patrol Division,
followed by a term as the adjutant to the Special Assistant for
Constitutional Policing. Upon her promotion to Captain, she was
assigned as the Commanding Officer of Northeast Patrol

Jennifer graduated summa cum laude from Azusa Pacific University
with a Bachelor of Science degree, and with distinction from
California State University, Long Beach, earning a Master's degree
in Emergency Management Services.

She is married to Brian, who is also a Captain with the Los Angeles
Police Department. They have a son who is on active duty with the
Marine Corps and a daughter at University of California, Irvine.