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The Office of Public Safety operates 24-hours a day, 7-days per week, employing Police Officers, Security Officers and support staff. Officers patrol hundreds of owned or leased municipal buildings, over 400 parks, 75 libraries, the Convention Center, Zoo and many other facilities throughout the City.

Currently, the Department’s authorized staffing levels include 113 Police Officers and supervisors, and 300
Security Officers and supervisors. Police Officers perform vehicle, bicycle, 4 wheel drive, foot patrol, and selected high profile post assignments. Security Officers perform vehicle, bicycle and foot patrol activities, operate CCTV
terminals, and staff a variety of fixed post assignments.

General Services Police actively coordinates with L.A.P.D., sharing information on crime trends and complaints from the public. General Services Police often works with L.A.P.D. on joint taskforces, special
events, dignitary visits and high profile crime enforcement. If you are concerned about criminal activity in or about a City facility, which requires our service, please contact our 24 hour dispatch at (213) 978-4670.



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