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Daniel Randolph, Captain III

Daniel Randolph

Captain III
Training Division

email Captain Daniel Randolph
began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in
1990. He held his first command at Rampart Patrol Division and
then transitioned to Training Division as the Commanding Officer of
In-Service Training. It is there that he oversaw Perishable
Skills, Department-mandated and career development training for the
sworn and civilian members of the Department. He is currently the
Commanding Officer of Training Division where his primary attention
is on Recruit Training. His lieutenant assignments include proudly
serving as the Adjutant to Assistant Chief Beatrice Girmala within
the Office of Special Operations, Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the
Evaluation and Administration Section in the Office of Operations,
Detective Commanding Officer at West Valley Area, Gang Impact Team
OIC at West Valley Area and Watch Commander at Hollywood Patrol
Division. His prior Department assignments include specialized
detective supervision for critical uses of force at Force
Investigation Division, training coordination, vice supervision,
Internal Affairs, community policing supervision, patrol
supervision, vice enforcement, gang enforcement and patrol.

He has several years of teaching experience. He began in 2001
where he taught throughout California for the Department of
Justice, Leadership in Specialized Units program on law enforcement
subject matters; such as, leadership, vice operations, corruption
avoidance and managing specialized law enforcement units. In 2004,
he was hired and has held an adjunct professor position at Chapman
University College, subsequently Brandman University. His forte
was in upper-division undergraduate Criminal Justice and Sociology
disciplines. In addition to maintaining his teaching at Brandman
University, in 2008 he was hired by and has held an adjunct
professor position at Los Angeles Mission College. There he taught
lower-division undergraduate classes in Administration of

His education includes a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from San
Diego State University and a Master's degree in Conflict Management
and Negotiation from California State University Dominguez Hills.
He is a graduate of the Executive Leadership Program at the
University of Southern California and the Police Executive Research
Forum, Senior Management Institute for Police-Session No. 72, at
Boston University.

He is married and resides in Los Angeles County. It is with great
pride that each of his sons have served their country in the US
Armed Forces. His oldest son is a veteran of the United States
Marine Corps and is currently a Police Officer at Mission Patrol
Division. His youngest son is still on active duty as an Airman
First Class in the United States Air Force where he works as a