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Peter J. Casey, Captain I

Peter J. Casey

Captain I
Training Division

email Captain Pete Casey was born
in Claymont, a small community in northern Delaware, just nineteen
miles south of Philadelphia. At an early age, influenced by the
classic television show "Adam-12" Pete set his goals to move to Los
Angeles and become a Los Angeles Police Officer. While attending
high school, Pete was selected twice, 1978 & 1980, to
participate in the Delaware State Police Department's "Trooper
Youth Program." At a young age Pete proved his commitment to hard
work and leadership. At just 20 years of age, he was promoted to
Asset Protection Manager for a large department store. In 1983,
Pete was hired as an executive for Target Stores in Phoenix

In 1988 Target Corporation moved Pete to Los Angeles California and
In 1989 Pete joined the Los Angeles Police Department as a Line
Reserve Officer at Rampart Division. During this time, Pete
continued to work for Target Corporation. In 1991, Pete lateraled
onto the Department and was assigned to Newton Division. While
working Newton Division. He received numerous awards and
commendations including the Department's highest honor the "Medal
of Valor." One of Pete's proudest moments was when he performed CPR
to a lifeless child who was not breathing and as a result saved her

In 1993, Pete was assigned to Pacific Division where he worked a
variety of assignments from working FALCON (Focus Attack Linking
Community Organizations & Neighborhoods) an multi agency
federally funded undercover narcotic task force, patrol, training
officer & senior lead officer. During his assignment at Pacific
Division, Pete was featured on the Discovery Channel "Inside the
Real LAPD." While at Pacific Division Pete established a strong
neighborhood and business advisory council, implemented Model
Neighborhood program sponsored by the City Attorney's Office, and
obtained a gang injunction on the Culver City Boys gang. In 1999
Pete was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to Southwest Division as
a field supervisor. In 2000 was promoted to Sergeant II and
assigned to Internal Affairs South Section.

In 2001 Pete transferred to 77th Division as an Assistant Watch
Commander until 2006. In 2006 Pete was asked by the then Deputy
Chief Charlie Beck to establish Operations South Bureau's Criminal
Gang Homicide Group as then Commander Pat Gannon's aide. In 2007
Pete completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
and was promoted to Lieutenant.

From 2007 to 2012 Pete continued his career as Watch Commander, in
77th Division, Olympic Division, and Central Division. In 2013 Pete
was selected by the Director of Office of Operations to be the
Officer in Charge of Central Area's Safer Cities. In 2014 Pete was
promoted to Lieutenant II and assigned to Communications Division.
In 2015 Pete was selected to the position of Assistant Commanding
Officer, Communications Division. Pete has been credited for his
interpersonal and management abilities in improving the morale and
atmosphere of the largest command within the City. Pete promoted to
Captain in January 2016. Prior to joining Missions leadership team,
Pete was the Van Nuys Patrol Commanding Officer.

Pete is a highly accomplished member of the Los Angeles Police
Department offering more the 25 years of leadership experience in
the roles ranging from complex administrative and operational
experience. Pete has demonstrated that his experience expands
beyond managing and leading sworn personnel to managing and leading
our Cities civilian personnel and developing strong partnerships
with our communities.