Tom Ohmer

Tom is an extremely well-versed expert in law enforcement tactics, techniques, and procedures, and has leveraged this experience, expertise, and versatility to a variety of entertainment enterprises over the years, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera.


Actor | 1981-Present
  • Has appeared on screen in over 60 films and television shows, as well as numerous national TV commercial campaigns, often portraying that which he knows best – being a cop.
Consultant/Technical advisor | 1987-present
  • Technical Adviser and Consultant on numerous Film and TV projects involving police techniques and procedures
  • On-Camera Subject Matter Expert on nationally syndicated TV crime interview and re-enactment shows
Police Officer | Los angeles police department | 1988-1992
  • Graduated 1st in “Class 10-88” for Firearm Marksmanship
  • Member of LAPD’s Pistol Team, won several “Top Gun” awards including Silver Medal in National Police/Fire Olympics
  • Deployed in the 1992 Riots, worked alongside National Guard
  • Member of the Specialized Collision Investigative Detail (SCID TEAM), Accident Investigator Instructor, Radar Instructor
Police officer | Simi Valley Police Department | 1992-2010
  • Lead the SVPD Pistol Team
  • Assigned to Motors (Motorcycle Police Officer)
  • Accident Investigator, CPR/First Aid Instructor
  • After taking early retirement, stayed on as Reserve Police Officer for 10 years, awarded “Reserve Officer of the Year” twice
Indiana university | 1977-1980
  • Telecommunications Major
  • Member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
US army veteran | 1974-1977
  • MOS: 31 Bravo
  • Awarded National Defense Ribbon