daryl_russelCaptain Daryl Russell has been a member of the LAPD for 33 years and has worked a variety of assignments including uniformed patrol, training, Watch Commander, Patrol Crime Czar, the Area’s Liaison Officer with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a myriad of specialized units such as the Patrol Adjutant at Foothill Area, Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Foothill Area Bicycle Detail, Complaint Investigator at Internal Affairs Group, Surveillance Agent at Special Operations Section, and Special Events Coordinator at Operations-Central Bureau.

In addition, he has coordinated safety for events from small parades to large scale events such as the Grammy Awards, Fiesta Broadway, United States Figure Skating Championships, City of Los Angeles Marathon, and events associated with the Los Angeles Lakers’ championships.

In March 2009, he was promoted to Captain and assigned to his first command at Central Patrol Division.

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