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Dominic Choi, Commander

Dominic Choi

Commander
Operations-Central Bureau

email Commander Dominic H. Choi
was born in Los Angeles, California, and currently resides in
Orange County.He graduated from Canyon High School in 1988, and
continued his education at the University of Southern California
where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Commander
Choi is married and has three daughters.

Commander Choi began his career with the Los Angeles Police
Department on November 27, 1995. He worked a variety of Divisions
as a police officer, which included Southeast Division, Pacific
Division, Rampart Division, and Hollenbeck Division. His
assignments included patrol officer, field training officer, bike
detail, foot beat detail, and special problems unit. In 2001, he
was promoted to Detective at Harbor Division where he worked a
variety of assignments including Crimes Against Persons and Gang
Detectives.

In 2002, he was promoted to Sergeant at 77th Street Area where he
worked as a field supervisor. In addition, he also worked as an
investigator assigned to Internal Affairs Group, Administrative
Investigation Section.

In 2009, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to Southwest
Area as a watch commander. As a Lieutenant, Commander Choi held the
position of Officer-in-Charge at Internal Affairs Group, Workplace
Investigation Section, and Adjutant to the Director of Office of
Special Operations.

He was promoted to Captain on June 15, 2014, and appointed as the
Foothill Division Patrol Commanding Officer. Commander Choi also
worked as the Commanding Officer of Risk Management Division, until
December 25, 2016, when he was appointed as the Commanding Officer
at Pacific Area.

In 2017, he promoted to the rank of Police Commander and is
currently assigned to Operations-Central Bureau. In addition to his
operation duties, Commander Choi serves as the Los Angeles Police
Department's Homeless Coordinator.