Assistant Chief Troy Dunlap
Assistant Chief Troy Dunlap 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 Dunlap is also responsible for the Professional Standards Unit, the Personnel and Training Unit, Records and Property Unit, and the Computer Services Unit. Assistant Chief Dunlap reports directly to, and may act on behalf of, the Chief of Police.
Troy grew up in Culver City and graduated from Culver City High School. He has been a member of the Culver City Police Department since 2002, when he was hired as a Police Officer. During his time as a Police Officer, Troy worked as a Patrol Officer and as an investigator with our Crime Impact Team, Field Training Officer, and our Robbery-Homicide Section.
In 2010, Troy was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. As a Sergeant, Troy worked Patrol and Detectives.
Troy was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2014. As a Lieutenant, Troy served as a Patrol Watch Commander, Community Services Lieutenant, and as the Administrative Lieutenant. As part of these assignments, Troy conducted internal administrative investigations and served as our Department’s media and community relations liaison.
Troy holds a Master's Degree from the University of San Diego in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership as well as a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration from California State University Fresno. He has attended numerous professional development programs including, The Los Angeles Police Department’s Leadership Program, Public Safety Leadership Program-University of Southern California (USC), and California Command College Class #66).
Troy has been the recipient of several department awards, including the Sustained Superiority Award, the Distinguished Service Medal, and the “David Shaby” Career Achievement Award.