UC Police Department
Situated in the bustling city of Los Angeles, UC Los Angeles (UCLA) stands as a global leader in higher education, research, and public service.
UCLA values diversity, academic excellence, and collaboration to drive progress and tackle pressing societal challenges.
The UCLA Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the campus community, promoting trust, and fostering a sense of belonging.
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UC Los Angeles Director
Current Rank: Officer
Total Years as a Police Officer: 15
Total Years as an Officer at the University: 15
Total Years on the FUPOA Board: 1.5 years
Additional Info: While at UCPD, Officer James Kim has served as a Field Training Officer, a Motor Officer, a Defensive Tactics Instructor, and as a member of the System-wide Response Team (SRT). He has an MBA from Pepperdine University and also served in combat with the United States Marine Corps in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and ultimately retired as a Chief Warrant Officer after 22 years of service. He enjoys his free time with his wife of 16 years and their 4 children.