Senior Lead Officers
The Los Angeles Police Department is divided into four geographic bureaus: West, Central, South, and Valley. The West Bureau is divided into five divisions: Hollywood, Olympic, Pacific, West LA, and Wilshire. Wilshire Division is divided into 57 Reporting Districts (RD's) covering a total of 13.97 square miles. These Reporting Districts are grouped into nine Basic Car Areas. Wilshire has nine Basic Car Areas. Each basic car area is assigned a Senior Lead Officer (SLO). The SLO's act as a direct liaison between the LAPD and the community members.