Chief of Police

Chief of Police

Lieutenant Tony Duong has been appointed as Rosemead's Chief of Police to serve as the City's main point of contact with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. In this role, Lieutenant Duong will be an integral part of the City's Public Safety Department, where he will direct operations of law enforcement officers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and work closely with City staff to ensure the highest quality of life for the community.

The appointment of Lieutenant Duong as Rosemead's new Chief of Police upholds the Rosemead model of unity of command, which has led to a stronger partnership between the community and law enforcement, and has proved to be an effective means in combating criminal activity.

About Lieutenant Tony Duong

Lieutenant Duong has served with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department for over twenty years. His patrol assignment at Century Station included patrolling the areas of Lynwood, Willowbrook, and Florence/Firestone. Lieutenant Duong was assigned to Operation Safe Streets Bureau for five years, where he spent the majority of his time combating and investigating gangs in the San Gabriel Valley area.

 In 2013, Lieutenant Duong promoted to the rank of Sergeant. His assignments as a sergeant included Temple Station patrol, Rosemead Special Assignment Team, and Operations Sergeant for East Patrol Division. In 2019, he promoted to Lieutenant and was assigned to Palmdale Station. Lieutenant Duong’s investigative and supervisory experience will be a tremendous asset in his role as Chief of Police.

“I am very honored and privileged to return to Temple Station and serve as Rosemead’s Chief of Police,” Duong said. “I vow to relentlessly fight crime while addressing quality of life issues in Rosemead.”

Lieutenant Duong holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from California State University Fullerton. He is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Public Administration. In his spare time, Lieutenant Duong enjoys hiking, bike riding, and going to the beach.