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Alfonso Lopez, Captain III

Alfonso Lopez

Captain III
Rampart Division

email Captain III Al Lopez was
born and raised in the City of Los Angeles. He grew up in the
Northeast and Hollenbeck Areas of Los Angeles, where he attended
Benjamin Franklin High School. He continued his education at Sonoma
State University and earned a Criminal Justice Administration

Lopez was appointed to the Los Angeles Police Department in 1991.
As a police officer, he worked Hollywood Central and Rampart Areas,
and Metropolitan Division. He had been assigned to gangs and vice
and has also been an element/equestrian member. In 2001, he became
a Sergeant and in this capacity worked Southwest, Northeast and
Olympic Areas as well as Internal Affairs Group. As a member of the
Olympic Transition Team, Lopez was responsible for the creation of
the 20th Community Police Station.

In 2011, Lopez was promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to
Southwest Area as a Watch Commander. He then became the
Officer-in-Charge of the newly formed University Park Task Force
and of the Gang Impact Team. He was then transferred to the Office
of Operations as the Officer-in-Charge of Evaluation and
Administrative Section. In 2015, Lopez was promoted to Captain and
assigned to Southeast Division as the Patrol Commanding Officer. In
July 2015, he because the Commanding Officer of Air Support
Division. In August 2018, Lopez became the Commanding Officer of
Rampart Area, which serves a diverse community located in the most
densely populated area in the heart of the City of Los Angeles.
Historic locations in Rampart Area include MacArthur Park, the
Victorian Homes, and Echo Park.

Lopez is a graduate of the Los Angeles Police Department West Point
Leadership Program, the Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership
Institute, and the Los Angeles Police Department Command
Development Course. He is a member of the Latin American Law
Enforcement Association and the Command Officers Association. He
has been the recipient of the Meritorious Unit Citation and the
Police Medal.

Captain Lopez is married to his wife Mary, and they have recently
celebrated their 25th year wedding anniversary. In his personal
time, Lopez enjoys spending quality time with his family, coaching
soccer, running, camping and traveling.


About Rampart

Rampart Community Telephone Directory

Rampart Goals

Central Traffic

Rampart June 2021 CPAB Minutes

Community-Police Advisory Boards (C-PAB) Meeting Schedule and City-Wide Minutes


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