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Timothy Kalkus, Captain I

Timothy Kalkus

Captain I
West Valley Division

email Captain Timothy Kalkus was
born and raised in Bolton, Connecticut. He received a Bachelor of
Arts from Norwich University and was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant
in the United States Army in 1987. He served four years on active
duty with the 25th Light Infantry Division before being accepted
into the University of Connecticut's Master of Public Affairs (MPA)
program. He completed his MPA degree in 1994 and joined the Los
Angeles Police Department in January 1995. He was first assigned to
patrol and then the gang unit of Rampart Division. He was wheeled
to Southwest Division in 1997 where he served as a patrol officer
and gang officer. He was selected to Metropolitan Division as an
element member in 2000 and remained there until his promotion to
field sergeant in 2007. He was subsequently assigned to Harbor
Division as a patrol supervisor and then the division's training
coordinator. In 2008, he received a Fulbright Scholarship and spent
six months in London assigned to New Scotland Yard's Leadership
Academy. Upon his return in 2009, he supervised the implementation
of the departments Hydra Training Program. He was promoted to the
rank of Lieutenant in 2013 and proudly served as a Southeast
Division Watch Commander. In 2014, he returned to Metropolitan
Division as the Officer in Charge of Charlie Platoon and the
departments Underwater Dive Unit. He remained there until his
promotion to the rank of Captain. He looks forward to assuming the
duties of Commanding Officer, West Valley Area Patrol.

Captain Kalkus is a graduate of the US Army Infantry Officers
Advanced Course, US Army Combined Arms Service Staff School and US
Army Command and General Staff College. Like many other members of
the Los Angeles Police Department, he was recalled to active duty
in support of the Global War on Terrorism. He was deployed to Iraq
in 2005 and was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions during
combat operations in the City of Mosul and Tal-Afar. He retired
from the US Army after 25 years of active and reserve service.
Captain Kalkus is a resident of Huntington Beach, California, where
he lives with his wife Marla and their three children: Emilie,
Hannah and Jack.