TDA CEO interviewed for CNN documentary of LA Riots

April 29, 2022

In the gripping documentary, "The Fire Still Burns: 30 Years After the L.A. Riots," renowned journalist Van Jones delves deep into the roots and aftermath of the Rodney King verdict and the Los Angeles uprising. Among the notable figures interviewed for the film is Tom Elfmont, former Captain with the LAPD and CEO of TDA. Elfmont played a pivotal role in deploying and planning the department's strategy during the tumultuous times, and his insights offer a unique perspective on those historic events.

In the documentary, Elfmont reflects on the challenges faced by law enforcement during the L.A. Riots. As a Captain with the LAPD at the time, he was responsible for overseeing the deployment of officers and formulating strategies to maintain peace and restore order.