Assistant Chief Jason Sims
Assistant Chief Jason Sims provides leadership and management oversight for the day to day operations of the Culver City Police Department, including the other two Bureau Commanders. Assistant Chief Sims is also responsible for the Professional Standards Unit, the Personnel and Training Unit, Records and Property Unit, and the Computer Services Unit. Assistant Chief Sims reports directly to, and may act on behalf of, the Chief of Police.
Jason 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, Jason worked as a Patrol Officer and as an investigator with our Crime Impact Team, Special Victims’ Unit, and our Robbery Homicide Section. In 2007, Jason was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. As a Sergeant, Jason worked Patrol, Detectives, and Parking. Jason was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the year 2013. As a Lieutenant, Jason served as a Patrol Watch Commander, Professional Standards Lieutenant, and as the Traffic Lieutenant. As part of these assignments, Jason conducted internal administrative investigations and served as our Department’s media and community relations liaison.
In 2017, Jason was promoted to the rank of Captain. As a Captain, Jason has overseen the Operations, Investigations and Administration Bureaus. Jason was promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief of Police in 2020.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from California State University Northridge, and a Master’s 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 Department’s Leadership Program, The Senior Management Institute for Police and he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Class #264). Jason has been the recipient of the Culver City Police Department’s Special Recognition Award and the Distinguished Service Medal. He enjoys physical fitness and was a sixteen year member of our Baker to Vegas Team. He has also participated in the California and Nevada Police Olympics in softball and submission wrestling. In his spare time, Assistant Chief Sims enjoys spending time with his family.