OPERATIONS BUREAU

  Captain Jason Sims  
As the Operations Bureau Commander, Captain Jason Sims is responsible for all uniformed Patrol personnel who respond to calls for service. During a typical Patrol Shift, there are officers assigned to each of our five Patrol Districts, which helps the Culver City Police Department maintain an impressive emergency response time of around three to three and one half minutes.

Also assigned to the Operations Bureau are the Culver City Police Departmentís K-9 Officers, our fully staffed ďType 1Ē jail facility, Animal Services, as well as all Traffic Enforcement including Motors, Accident Investigations, Commercial Enforcement, Parking Enforcement, and Red Light Photo Enforcement. Captain Sims reports to the Assistant Chief of Police and acts as the appointing authority for personnel under his command.

Biography - Captain Sims grew up in Ventura California. He has been a member of the Culver City Police Department since 2000, when he was hired as a Police Officer. During his time as a Police Officer, Captain Sims worked as a Patrol Officer, and as an investigator with our Crime Impact Team, Special Victimsí Unit, and our Robbery Homicide Section.

In 2007, Captain Sims was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. As a Sergeant, Captain Sims worked Patrol, Detectives, and Parking.

Captain Sims was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the year 2013. As a Lieutenant, Captain Sims served as a Patrol Watch Commander, Professional Standards Lieutenant, and as the Traffic Lieutenant. As part of these assignments, Captain Sims conducted internal administrative investigations and served as our Departmentís media and community relations liaison.

Captain Sims holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from California State University Northridge, and a Masterís Degree in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran University. He has attended numerous professional development programs including: The Sherman Block Supervisory Institute, The Los Angeles Police Departmentís Leadership Program, and he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Class #264).

Captain Sims has been the recipient of the Culver City Police Departmentís Special Recognition Award and the Distinguished Service Medal. He enjoys physical fitness and is one of the Departmentís longest serving Baker to Vegas team members. In his spare time, Captain Sims enjoys spending time with his family.



PATROL

Uniformed Officers who respond to 911 and other calls for service; preliminary investigation of crime scenes, and assisting citizens in improving the quality of life in the city.

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K-9

The usual function of the police K-9 is to assist police officers in the performance of their wide range of duties. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Locating, detaining, or apprehending suspect (s) whom are resisting or evading arrest.
  • Locating evidence that is believed to be of value in the investigation of a crime or incident believed to be a crime.
  • Searching an area, building or any type of structure or vehicle where it is believed that a crime may have been committed.

Partnership In Policing

The Partnership in Policing (PIP) Team was designed to have a diverse group of Police Officers at the forefront of continuing to foster, and enhance, the community partnerships that are so important to our Police Department. This team is comprised of five (5) officers and one (1) sergeant who are focused on providing a personalized police service to the community through collaboration with various entities, enhanced focus in addressing quality of life issues, continued participation in community outreach events, to attend Neighborhood Watch Meetings, as well as working along-side our Community Relations Lieutenant.

Each of the five PIP Team Officers will also serve as District Liaisons for each of our City's five (5) districts, allowing each respective Officer to gain a more intimate knowledge of the different neighborhoods within these given districts, as well as any possible issues facing those neighborhoods.

If the PIP Team can assist you in addressing any of your quality of life issues in Culver City, please contact them:

ACCIDENT INVESTIGATOR

Conducts follow-up investigation on certain types of traffic crimes as well as vehicle code violations such as drunk driving.

TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

Enforce traffic and vehicle codes in an effort to decrease congestion and accidents. The unit works to expedite traffic that's in our city.

PARKING ENFORCEMENT

Enforce parking codes to enable access and availability.

COMMERCIAL ENFORCEMENT

Enforce various codes that apply to trucks and other large vehicles thus reducing damage to city streets and accidents that result from safety violations.

AUTOMATED ENFORCEMENT

Photo enforced intersections that capture violators who run red lights thus decreasing injury accidents.

ALARM ORDINANCE

Oversees security alarm permits, tracks false alarm activations and bills subscribers as appropriate.

LIVESCAN

Provides fingerprinting services for the public, for a set fee, who may need registration certification.
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CROSSING GUARDS COORDINATOR

Recruits, hires, trains, and deploys crossing guards in the areas of all five elementary schools throughout the city.

JAIL

Booking, processing, and housing of prisoners and court commitments. Information on prisoners in custody can be obtained at this number.

PRISON RAPE ELIMINATION ACT (PREA)

The Culver City Police Department will comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) and have established standards to prevent, detect and respond to sexual abuse, harassment and retaliation against detainees or prisoners in the Culver City Police Department's Type 1 jail facility.

If you would like to report sexual abuse and sexual harassment on behalf of a detainee or prisoner in the Culver City Police Department's jail facility, contact the Jail Supervisor at (310) 253-6205 or the Jail Administrator at (310) 253-6202.
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