(Los Angeles, California – October 21, 2016) In a ceremony that took place at the Ronald F. Deaton Auditorium, six Los Angeles Airport Police Officers were recognized for outstanding work on the United States v. Paul Anthony Ciancia, a federal case involving the November 1, 2013, Terminal 3 shooting at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), that took the life of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee Gerardo Hernandez and severely wounded three others.
(Los Angeles, California – September 19, 2016) At 8:20 p.m. on September 14, 2016 Los Angeles Airport Police received a call of a man on the ledge of the 401 parking structure of Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The first officers on scene were shocked to see a young Korean speaking man dangling over the edge of the four story parking structure. Immediately Officers Michael Dear and Daniel Krockel built a rapport with the distraught man, utilizing the translation applications on their smart phones.
(Los Angeles, California – September 16, 2016) We are honored and privileged to announce that today Los Angeles Airport Police Lt. Jesus Dominguez graduated from the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Participation in the FBI National Academy class is by invitation only and is limited to only 250 nominees from 50 states and more than 150 foreign nations.
(Los Angeles, California – July 15, 2016) Today as part of the “Securing the Cities” (STC) Program, the Los Angeles Airport Police and representatives from several STC partners invited the media to observe as they conducted a cold interdiction sweep for illicit radiation sources at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
(Los Angeles, California – July 8, 2016) Los Angeles natives Fernando Flores and Takeshi Komiyama are the newest officers to join the ranks of the Los Angeles Airport Police, the nation’s largest aviation police agency with nearly 550 sworn police officers. The addition of Officers Flores and Komiyama continues the Airport Police Division’s (APD) efforts to hire diverse and qualified officers as part of its commitment to ensuring the safety and security of the third busiest airport in the nation.