Lieutenant Raymond Garcia is the Area Commander for all parts of the city east of Sepulveda Boulevard (East Command).
Lieutenant Raymond Garcia has been with the Department for nearly 23 years and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Past assignments include, Field Training Officer, K-9 Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, SWAT Sniper, Special Operations Commander, Investigations Commander and Commander of Professional Standards. He holds Master of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Chapman University and is a graduate of Command College, The FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA and Senior Management Institute for Police at Boston University. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for lifesaving and California Governor’s Medal of Valor.