Captain Jim Teeples

Captain Jim Teeples

Captain Teeples joined the South Gate Police Department in 1993 as a reserve police officer, and became a full time police officer in 1995. He has worked as:

  • Administrative Investigator
  • Crime Impact Officer
  • Detective - General and Narcotics
  • Field Training Officer
  • SWAT

He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2009, where he supervised patrol teams and SWAT. In 2012, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. In May, 2015, Teeples was promoted to Captain. He possesses a Bachelors and Master Degree from California State University, Long Beach.


Captain Teeples is currently assigned as the Administration and Services Captain.

To contact Captain Teeples send him an email.