Ret. LAPD Sgt. Jim Starr – Executive Director

Contact Info

The Band consists of Professional, Community, and College band musicians.  If you are interested in becoming a band member, please contact us!

This is an “all volunteer” band.

Currently, Concert band rehearsals are every Wednesday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.  Swing Band rehearsals are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 2pm.  All rehearsals are held at the Los Angeles Police Academy, Elysian Park, near Dodger Stadium.


Your tax-deductible donation, and support of the LAPD Band, will be greatly appreciated. You can donate online at:

(please indicate “For the LAPD Band” in the ‘PayPal message box’)

Or, you can call the LA Police Foundation office at 213-489-4636, and say it is for the LAPD Band.


Richard Allen

Band Practice