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Tony Bowman

Department of Veterans Affairs

West Los Angeles California

I was born in Los Angeles, California, but was raised in Las Vegas, Nevada.  I attended college after graduating high school and i am a proud alum of several schools I attended.  I have a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from Abraham Lincoln University (ALU), a Master of Science (MS) degree in Criminal Justice from California State University Los Angeles (CSULA), a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in History from Loyola Marymount University (LMU), and an Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Administration of Justice from Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC).

I have been a police officer with the Department of Veterans Affairs since June 2004. I was a training Lieutenant recently for two (2) years (February 2021-February 2023) and became a Patrol Lieutenant in February 2023. During my career, I have held hold collateral positions of Field Training Officer (FTO), Terrorism Liaison Officer (TLO), and Crisis Negotiator on the Crisis Negotiation team (CNT). I also work as a clerk for a law firm and have done this since June 2002. Prior to becoming a law enforcement professional, I was in sales for more than thirteen (13) years.

During my career in law enforcement, I have attended numerous training course and received several designations.  In addition to the Crime Prevention Designation (CPD), I have designations as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) through (ACFE), Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS) through (ACFS), a Professional Certified Investigator (PCI) through (ASIS), a Certified Professional Investigator (CPI) through (CALI-PI), and a Law Enforcement Certified Property and Evidence Specialist (CPES) and a Corporate Certified Property and Evidence Specialist (CCPES) through (IAPE). I am also licensed as Private Investigator in the State of California.


Organization:Department of Veterans Affairs

Title:Sergeant, JD, CPD, CFE, CFS, PCI


Date Earned CPTED2022-05-12

Date Earned Expires2026-05-12


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