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Ruby Flores, Commander

Ruby Flores

Commander
Office of Constitutional Policing and Policy

email Commander Ruby Flores was
appointed to the Los Angeles Police Department in 1994. Commander
Flores has worked three of the four geographic Bureaus of the City.
Flores has risen through the ranks achieving the ranks of Police
Officer III, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and Commander.

Flores has held the positions of Field Training Officer; Department
Relations Liaison, Office of the Chief of Staff, Rampart Area Watch
Commander, Commanding Officer of Hollenbeck Area, and Commanding
Officer of Community Relationship Division, and as Aide for two
Chiefs of Police.

In 2019, Flores was the Commanding Officer of Training Group, where
she oversaw Training Division and In-Service Training Division. She
was the Department Training Coordinator, Chair of the Tactics
Training Review Committee, member of the Use of Force-Policies and
Procedures Committee, and Co-Chair of the Use of Force Review Board
and the Uniform and Equipment Committee.

In December 2020, Commander Flores was named by Police Chief Michel
Moore as the Department's first Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Officer.

Flores serves as the President of the Los Angeles Women Police
Officers and Associates, is a member of the Latin American
Enforcement Association, the Hispanic American Police Command
Officers Association, the California Peace Officers' Association,
International Association of Chiefs of Police, the current
President of the Los Angeles Police Relief and Assistance
Foundation.

Commander Flores earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science
Degrees at California State University Long Beach. Flores earned
numerous accolades as a collegiate athlete for excellence and
pitched a perfect softball game and was recognized as the 1992
Western Region - Woman of the Year and 1992 All Big West Scholar
Athlete of the Year. Commander Flores is a life-long resident of
Southern California and a mother of two adult children.