October 14, 2016 – District Attorney, Dale Trigg
Frank has served the past 27 years with the Los Angeles Police Department as an Officer, Sergeant, Detective and Detective Supervisor. Frank has worked a variety of assignments, including four patrol divisions, before being appointed to the Los Angeles Police Academy as a Drill Instructor and Firearms Instructor.
Frank held all ranks within the detective class with assignments in major assault crimes, juvenile crimes, crimes against children/kidnapping, computer crimes, force investigation, internal affairs and commercial crimes. During his career with LAPD, Frank was assigned to an FBI Task Force as well as a Secret Service Task Force. While assigned to the FBI Task Force, Frank was recognized by FBI Director Robert Mueller for the distinguished honor of capturing an FBI Top Ten Most Wanted suspect.
Frank has 23 years’ experience as a POST certified and FBI certified law enforcement instructor. Frank has taught on behalf of the LAPD, FBI and Secret Service. His courses included computer crimes/on line investigations, child exploitation, constitutional policing and internal investigations.
After nearly 25 years of service, Frank returned to the field as the officer-in-charge of the gang unit, community relations sergeant, and chief’s aide within the Office of the Assistant Chief of Police. Just prior to leaving the LAPD, Frank returned to commercial crime’s division to reprise his role as a Detective-III Supervisor. Frank also holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
We are incredibly fortunate to have an investigator with Frank’s credentials join our investigations bureau.