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Sameer Sood


MEET Lieutenant Sameer Sood

Office of Specialized Services – Traffic & Air Operations 

Lieutenant Sameer Sood is currently assigned to the Traffic/Air Ops Unit in our Metro Division. He previously served as the Executive Lieutenant of our Central Command. His past assignments include Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, South POP Officer, South Gang Enforcement Team (GET) Officer, Internal Affairs Investigator, South GET Sergeant, Cops N Clergy Sergeant, and Watch Commander. Prior to joining SPD, Sameer was a high school History Teacher.

Sameer graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in History and a single subject teaching credential. He completed the POST Management Course.

Sameer’s department awards include a Bronze Medal of Valor and Unit Citation.

Sameer was drawn to a career in law enforcement because of his desire to serve. The level of professionalism and concern towards community made him choose SPD over several other agencies.