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About the LBPD

The Long Beach Police Department is the second largest municipal police agency in Los Angeles County and provides law enforcement services to the 7th largest city in the State of California. With over 800 sworn officers and a total staffing of over 1,200 personnel, LBPD is dedicated to professional, proactive and innovative policing and is committed to building and maintaining positive relationships with the diverse community they serve. With an annual operating budget of over $211 million, the Police Department also provides contracted law enforcement services to the Port of Long Beach, Long Beach Airport, Long Beach Transit, and Long Beach City College.


Strategic Vision


Core Values

Principles of Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Code of Ethics




Police Chief Robert Luna

Chief of Police Email 
Assistant Chief Wally Hebeish Assistant Chief of Police Email
Deputy Chief Michael Lewis Patrol Bureau Deputy Chief Email 
Deputy Chief Robert Smith  Support Bureau Deputy Chief Email 
Deputy Chief Erik Herzog Investigations Bureau Deputy Chief Email
Chief Financial Officer Maura Velasco-Ventura Chief Financial Officer Email
Vacant Administration Bureau Chief Email
Commander Dina Zapalski Chief of Staff - Office of the Chief of Police Email
Vacant  Internal Affairs Division Commander Email
Commander Jeffrey Liberman South Patrol Division Commander Email
Commander Patrick O'Dowd East Patrol Division Commander Email 
Commander Anthony Lopez North Patrol Division Commander Email 
Commander Ty Burford West Patrol Division Commander Email 
Commander Jeffrey Berkenkamp Field Support Division Commander Email
Commander Ryan LeBaron  Detectives Division Commander Email
Commander Donald Mauk Special Investigations Division Commander Email
Commander Melvin McGuire Training Division Commander Email
Commander Gregory Schirmer  Port Police Division Commander Email
Commander Michael Pennino Jail Division Commander Email
Commander Gerardo Prieto Security Services Division Commander Email 
Administrator Anna Reyes Records Administrator Email
Administrator Karen Owens  Community Engagement Administrator Email
Administrator Glen Spencer Forensic Services Administrator Email
Administrator Leslie Bruce Finance Administrator Email
Administrator Paula Gallegos Personnel Administrator Email
Adminstrator Ruby Marin-Jordan Professional Standards Administrator Email