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The Police Department uses a variety of methods to communicate with the public. Check out ways to stay connected with your police officers

Area Command

Area Command is an operational philosophy that is organized to address quality of life issues for residents and businesses, over a long-term basis. The objective is to provide a single point of contact for concerns including crime, traffic and other issues that may have an adverse impact on our stakeholders. Learn more

Long Beach Animal Care Services

The City of Los Alamitos contracts with the City of Long Beach for Animal Control services and licensing. Follow LB ACS on Facebook and Twitter to help reunite lost animals with their families

Safety on Wheels

Join the team from Area Command 2 who are providing this exciting “Safety on Wheels” event on Sunday, May 21, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Little Cottonwood Park, 4000 Farquhar Avenue


Los Al PD News

Los Alamitos Police Department - "Every Hour, Every Day"

Join the members of Area Command 2 as they host "Safety on Wheels" Sunday May 21, from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM.  Stop by and check out the fun.
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: May 20, 2017, 10:19 pm
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is underway now at Los Alamitos High School until 2:00 PM. Drop off unwanted and expired prescription drugs and say hello!
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: April 29, 2017, 6:13 pm
You can follow Los Alamitos Police Department on Twitter @LosAlPD and now you can follow Chief Eric R. Nuñez too @Chief_Nunez
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: April 27, 2017, 8:42 pm
Please be advised that on Thursday, March 23, from 10 AM until approximately 1:30 PM, Los Alamitos Boulevard will be closed between Cerritos Avenue and Wardlow Road for the "Every 15 Minutes" Presentation.  A helicopter will be landing on Los Alamitos Boulevard as part of the presentation.  See the attached press release for further details.
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: March 22, 2017, 4:18 pm
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for March 5 - March 11, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: March 16, 2017, 11:30 pm
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for February 26 - March 4, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: March 10, 2017, 12:30 am
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for February 19 - February 25, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: March 3, 2017, 12:30 am
Texting while driving is a serious problem on America's roads. Seventy-one percent of young people say they have sent a text while driving. As a result, thousands of people die every year in crashes related to distracted driving. (Extra tidbit:  It's not just the young drivers) Distraction.gov
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 25, 2017, 2:30 am
"Tell me more about who works in each Area Command, and what area am I in!" The Area Command philosophy divides the City into four areas, each of which will include single and multi family residential areas, commercial areas, and schools. An assigned Sergeant, and a Team normally including one Corporal, and one or more Officers, and utilizing various units within the department such as
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 25, 2017, 2:00 am
Once again it is with a heavy heart that the men and women of the Los Alamitos Police Department mourn the loss of a police officer killed in the line of duty.  Rest in Peace California Highway Patrol Officer Lucas Chellew. Never Forget!!!! https://www.odmp.org/officer/23123-officer-lucas-chellew
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:55 am
Are you prepared for an earthquake or other natural disaster?  Can you be a resource to your family and neighborhood when first responders are up to 5 to 7 days from responding?  West County CERT will be hosting their next class April 7, 8 and 14, 15 at the Joint Forces Training Base.  Contact Corporal Stacy Smith at 562-431-2255 ext 445 or ssmith@cityoflosalamitos.org for further details.  To
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 24, 2017, 2:46 am
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for February 12 - February 18, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 24, 2017, 12:30 am
Did you know that if you have ongoing quality of life issue that there is a Police supervisor assigned to each area of the City to address or coordinate a response?  Did you know that if you keep noticing a person, car, or house associated with suspicious activity that there is a team of officers for each area who can focus on long-term problem solving strategies to address a situation?  Did
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:00 pm
Avoid Being a Victim of an Auto Related Property Crime  Lock It:  Always lock your vehicle, even if you are leaving it for a short time. Hide It:  If you must leave valuables in the vehicle, hide them completely from plain sight.  Preferably hide them in your trunk and before you arrive at your destination. Keep It:  Keep your valuables with you, or keep them at home. Common
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 22, 2017, 4:04 pm
Unsure about an offer too good to be true?  Did you meet someone who is promising money in exchange for assistance now?  Is someone calling and saying you owe money you don’t recall receiving, and wanting you to pay it back in non-traditional ways? Before handing over your hard-earned money, seek guidance from a trusted friend or family member or from the police department because these
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 21, 2017, 7:00 pm
Car crashes are a leading killer of kids.  Are yours in the right car seat?  Don't think you know?  Now you will know - More Info Here! Courtesy of the CA DMV
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 21, 2017, 4:00 pm
It is with a heavy heart we mourn the loss of a veteran Whittier Police Department officer.   Rest In Peace sir! You will not be forgotten. News Information
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 20, 2017, 10:17 pm
All residents and businesses, please sign up for AlertOC. It is a mass notification system we can use to notify you in the event of an emergency. You can add both home and work locations if both are within Orange County. AlertOC - Sign-Up here!
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 17, 2017, 9:44 pm
Community: Storm Alert February 17-18 A strong winter storm is in the forecast to impact Los Alamitos Friday through Saturday, with the heaviest rainfall and damaging winds occurring Late Friday. This storm has significant potential to create flooding in the City of Los Alamitos and residents are encouraged to take necessary precautions to protect their property.  The City has sandbags
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 17, 2017, 7:25 pm
This is the City of Los Alamitos with an important message. Today, the coastal Orange County region is expected to be impacted by a winter storm which will bring intermittent periods of heavy rain, strong winds and localized flooding. Please take extra time when traveling on our roadways and avoid flooded roads. The streets of Serpentine, Portal and parts of Farquhar are prone to flooding so
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 17, 2017, 6:36 pm
This is the City of Los Alamitos with an important message. Tomorrow, Friday, February 17, the coastal Orange County region is expected to be impacted by a winter storm which will bring intermittent periods of heavy rain, strong winds and localized flooding. Please take extra time when traveling on our roadways and avoid flooded roads. The streets of Serpentine, Portal and parts of Farquhar
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 17, 2017, 3:56 am
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for February 5 - February 11, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 17, 2017, 12:30 am
Because the roads can be very slippery, you need to exercise caution in the rain. Rain is a good thing: it helps water our plants, it can be fun to frolic in; but driving in it? That’s not so fun. In fact, it can be downright dangerous. Why Is Rain So Dangerous to Drive In? Rain actually causes your tires to lose traction—when the road gets wet, the water mixes with the dirt on the asphalt,
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 16, 2017, 11:00 pm
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for January 29 - February 4, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 10, 2017, 12:30 am
The new Weekly Crime Summary is available for January 22 - January 28, 2017. The most recent Weekly Crime Summaries will be listed on the homepage of our website, http://www.losalamitospolice.org/
Author: Los Alamitos Police Department
Posted: February 3, 2017, 12:30 am
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