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Alan Hamilton, Captain III

Alan Hamilton

Captain III
Recruitement and Employment Division

email Captain Alan Hamilton was
born in Los Angeles, California. He has attended several colleges
and universities and has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Management. Captain Hamilton has worked Patrol, Special Enforcement
Group, CRASH, Vice, Prostitution Enforcement Detail, Field Training
Officer and Burglary Auto Theft Division as an Officer. Captain
Hamilton worked Major Assault Crimes, CRASH, Homicide, Property
Crimes Detail Coordinator and Auto Crimes Table Coordinator as a
Detective. As a Sergeant, Captain Hamilton worked as a Patrol
Supervisor, Assistant Watch Commander, Hollywood Vice Supervisor
and Special Enforcement Unit (Gang) Supervisor. He later worked as
a Lieutenant in Patrol, Gang Impact Team, Detective Commanding
Officer, Burglary Task Force and Assistant Commanding Officer of
Scientific Investigation Division assignments. Captain Hamilton has
worked as a Patrol Commanding Officer at West Valley Area and
Topanga Area and is currently the Commanding Officer of Recruitment
and Employment Division.

Captain Hamilton has been a State of California Peace Officer
Standards and Training (POST) Instructor Development Institute
instructor for many years and was awarded the California POST
Excellence in Instruction Award in 2003. Captain Hamilton has
provided instruction for California POST and the Los Angeles Police
Department in the areas of Interview and Interrogation, Technology
in Law Enforcement and Gang Awareness. He has also been a long time
member of the Los Angeles Police Department Mentor Program which
provides career guidance and assistance to other sworn and civilian
members of the Department. Captain Hamilton was involved in the
implementation of the Cyber Crime Consortium, a joint project
between the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles County
Sheriff's Department and University of Southern California Viterbi
Information Sciences Institute.

Captain Hamilton has completed the State of California POST Robert
Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation Certification in
Homicide and Computer Crimes Investigations. Captain Hamilton is a
graduate of the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute.
Captain Hamilton is also a graduate of the Los Angeles Police
Department West Point Leadership Program. Captain Hamilton has also
completed the California POST Management Course.

Captain Hamilton is an active participant in many Department
athletic events. He has participated in the Baker to Vegas
Challenge Cup Relay for over twenty five years. In addition,
Captain Hamilton has competed in the Los Angeles Police Revolver
and Athletic Club (LAPRAAC) Bench Press Contest and regularly plays
in the LAPRAAC Intradepartmental Basketball League.