Los Angeles
Police Department  
Detective Training Unit


 Detective Training Unit  

Detective Training Unit Staff

It is the mission of the Detective Training Unit (DTU) to create and oversee the development of investigative-related training. The DTU manages the Detective Training Program which contains courses specifically designed to enhance and/or upgrade the skills of investigative personnel. To this end, the DTU supports a large instructor cadre of Subject Matter Resources devoted to improving and enhancing the investigative skills of detectives. As one of six presenters of the Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation (ICI), the DTU remains in the forefront of technological and investigative advancements and supports investigators enrolled in the ICI Program.

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The Core Values of the Los Angeles Police Department are intended to guide and inspire us in all we say and do. Making sure that our values become part of our day-to-day work life is our mandate, and they help to ensure that our personal and professional behavior can be a model for all to follow.

▪ Service to Our Communities
▪ Reverence for the Law
▪ Commitment to Leadership
▪ Integrity in All We Say and Do
▪ Respect for People
▪ Quality Through Continuous Improvement

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