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Posted on: June 29, 2022

TRAFFIC ALERT ~ Street Closures For City of Irwindale's 4th of July Fireworks Show

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The following street closures will be in effect in the city of Irwindale on Monday, July 4, 2022 beginning at approximately 8:00 PM until approximately 10:30 PM due to the City of Irwindale's "4th of July Fireworks Show" near Irwindale City Park...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Congrats to our Newest Lieutenant!

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Congratulations to Jose Vargas on his promotion to the rank of Lieutenant!

Lieutenant Vargas is a longtime member of the Irwindale Police Department and we are happy to congratulate him on his new rank.

Lieutenant Vargas will oversee a myriad of programs wi...

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Posted on: June 19, 2022

IPD Employees Recognized for Life-Saving Actions

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Congratulation to Officer Cesar Nunez and Dispatcher Mariela Avila who were recognized at a recent City of Irwindale Council Meeting for their life-saving efforts during a medical aid call earlier this year.

On March 9th at about 9PM, Dispatcher Avila rece...

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Posted on: June 19, 2022

IPD Supports the City of El Monte

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Our department and our community came together to support the city of El Monte after the passing of El monte Police Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana, both of whom were tragically gunned down in a shootout in the the city last week.

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Posted on: June 19, 2022

Our Homeless Outreach Team Partnered with Local Teams to Serve Metro L-Line

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Our Homeless Outreach Team and our Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) social workers partnered with Deputies from the LASD Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) this week to services homeless individuals on the Metro Los Angeles L-Line (Gold...
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Posted on: June 19, 2022

SAVE THE DATE ~ National Night Out on August 2nd

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SAVE THE DATE! 

Please plan on joining us for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd at 5PM at the Irwindale Police Station.  

More details about this fun, exciting night will be coming soon!

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Help Keep Our Community Safe this Independence Day ~ Report Illegal Fireworks!

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Dangerous fireworks, such as bottle rockets, roman candles, M80s, aerials, firecrackers, etc., are illegal in the city of Irwindale and the City of Irwindale and the Irwindale Police Department have ZERO TOLERANCE for the possession, sales and unsafe use ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Californians Encouraged to Always Wear Their Seat Belt

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Irwindale, Calif. – The Irwindale Police Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats.

 This year’s Click it or T...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Check Twice for Motorcycles: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ May is Bicycle Safety Month: Share the Road and Look Out for One Another

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY ~ Irwindale PD to Participate in Denim Day 2022

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MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

IRWINDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN “DENIM DAY 2022”

 WHEN:    Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 4:00 PM     /     WHERE:     Irwindale...

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Posted on: April 24, 2022

Do You Know This Crook? Help us Catch This Auto Burglary Suspect!

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A series of vehicle thefts and attempt vehicle break-ins occurred in the 16000 block of Calle Breceda in the city of Irwindale over the weekend  of April 22 to April 24, 2022. 

Home surveillance footage from one of the victims captured im...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Traffic Stop Results in Vehicle/Foot Pursuit and Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA: On Friday, March 18, 2022 at about 11:07 P.M., a uniformed patrol sergeant from the Irwindale Police Department conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a black Honda Pilot SUV in the 2000 block of Buena Vista Street, which is on the border ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ IPD Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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Irwindale, Calif.  - This St. Patrick’s Day, the Irwindale Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly.

 Additional officers will be on patrol ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Irwindale PD Encourages Safe St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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Irwindale, Calif.  - This St. Patrick’s Day, the Irwindale Police Department will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly.

 Additional officers will be on patrol March 17 f...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

CORRECTION PRESS RELEASE ~ CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES JULIAN A. MIRANDA AS CITY MANAGER

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Contact: Iris Espino, PIO

(626) 430-2206

iespino@irwindaleca.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES JULIAN A. MIRANDA AS CITY MANAGER

 

 

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Traffic Collision Results in Fatality / Localized Power Outage

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Irwindale, CA:  On Monday, February 21, 2022 at about 4:29 P.M., officers from the Irwindale Police Department responded to the report of an injury traffic collision in the eastbound lanes of Arrow Highway at Gayhurst Street in the city of Irwind...

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Traffic Collision Results in Fatality / Localized Power Outage

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Irwindale, CA:  On Monday, February 21, 2022 at about 4:29 P.M., officers from the Irwindale Police Department responded to the report of an injury traffic collision in the eastbound lanes of Arrow Highway at Gayhurst Street in the city of Irwind...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Enjoy the Super Bowl Responsibly: Choose a Sober Way to Go

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The Irwindale Police Department is reminding football fans to stick to the “GO SAFELY” game plan and designate a sober driver if you plan on drinking at a Super Bowl LVI watch party.

On Super Bowl LVI weekend (February 11, 12 & 13), the Irwindale Polic...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Enjoy the Super Bowl Responsibly: Choose a Sober Way to Go

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The Irwindale Police Department is reminding football fans to stick to the “GO SAFELY” game plan and designate a sober driver if you plan on drinking at a Super Bowl LVI watch party.

On Super Bowl LVI weekend (February 11, 12 & 13),...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Heads Up Irwindale, Thar’s a Train a Comin’!

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Beginning Thursday, February 3rd, Burlington Northern Santa Fe trains will resume freight train service through the SGV for the first time in more than a year, with trains running through the cities of Irwindale, Azusa, Glendora, San Dimas, La Verne and P...

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Posted on: January 2, 2022

Say Hello to Our New Dispatcher, Briana Gomez

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We are pleased to welcome a new member to our team. This is Briana Gomez and she recently started with us as the newest member of our Communications Bureau.  

Briana is currently training in our Communications Center and learning her new role as a...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested After Holiday Party Dispute Ends in Gunfire

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Irwindale, California: On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at about 2:23 A.M., an Irwindale police officer was patrolling the area of Tapia Street and 4th Street in the city of Irwindale when he heard a volley of gunfire coming from a residential tra...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested After Holiday Party Dispute Ends in Gunfire

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Irwindale, California: On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at about 2:23 A.M., an Irwindale police officer was patrolling the area of Tapia Street and 4th Street in the city of Irwindale when he heard a volley of gunfire coming from a residential tra...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Local Business Supports IPD for Christmas

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Thank you to our friends at NKOK, Inc. for the donation of toys and remote control cars.  Officer Jesus Bravo and CSO Kaitlyn Arias met with Adriana Ramirez, Senior Accounts Executive for NKOK, earlier this week to accept their generous donation....

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Irwindale Chamber of Commerce First Responder's BBQ

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Thank you to the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce for honoring the City of Irwindale's heroes at this week's First Responder Appreciation BBQ at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation area.  

Our officers and staff joined Chamber members in re...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Welcome to Our Newest Team Member!

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Please join us in welcoming our new Community Service Officer (CSO), Kaitlyn Arias! She is assigned to the Records Division and is currently training with our staff.  

Kaitlyn comes to us with previous experience as a CSO in San Bernardino County....

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Irwindale Police Department Awarded $90,000.00 Grant from the Office of Traffic Safe

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Irwindale, Calif. – The Irwindale Police Department will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.

 “Impairment, speeding and other dangerous dri...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Irwindale Police Department Awarded $90,000.00 Grant from the Office of Traffic Safe

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Irwindale, Calif. – The Irwindale Police Department will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.

 “Impairment, speeding and other dangerous dri...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Traffic Collision Involving Foothill Transit Bus Results in Minor Injuries

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Irwindale, CA:  On Thursday, November 4, 2021, at about 12:40 P.M., officers from the Irwindale Police Department responded along with the Los Angeles County Fire Department to the area of Avenida Barbosa, north of Arrow Highway, in the city of I...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Deceased Adult Male Found on San Gabriel River Bank

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Irwindale, CA:  On Friday, October 1, 2021, at about 8:04 P.M., officers from the Irwindale Police Department responded to the report of a deceased person on the bank of the San Gabriel River near the Lower Azusa Road overpass in the city of Irwi...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Chief Henshaw to Serve as CPOA President for 2021-2022

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Congratulations to our very own Chief of Police, Ty Henshaw, who has been sworn in as President of the 2021-2022 California Peace Officers' Association (CPOA) Board of Directors.
Outgoing CPOA President, Erik Maness, Undersheriff for the Sacrament...
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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Information Wanted in Domestic Violence Incident at Irwindale Speedway

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CRIME:    Domestic Violence incident that occurred between a  24-year-old female and a 23-year-old male 

LOCATION:    Irwindale Speedway Parking Lot,  &n...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested for Shooting at Vehicles and Holding an Ambulance Crew at Gunpoint

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Irwindale, CA:   At 6:37 A.M. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, officers from the Irwindale Police Department responded to the 600 block of Live Oak Avenue in the city of Irwindale regarding the report of an armed subject holding two ambulance cre...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ August 20th IPD Checkpoint Results in Arrests and Citations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

August 23, 2021

 Contact: Sergeant Rudy Gatto, PIO, rgatto@irwindaleca.gov

 Irwindale, Calif. – Two (2) people were arrested, thirty-two (32) people were issued citations and seven (7) vehicles were...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

We Welcome Officer Steven Ortiz to Our Team!

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We are happy to introduce the newest member of our team. Say hello to our new police officer, Steven Ortiz. 

Officer Ortiz is embarking on a new law enforcement career after finishing the San Bernardio Valley College Police Academy.

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Officer Takes Live Saving Measures at Shooting

Irwindale Police Department patrol officers responded to the report of a shooting on the 605 Freeway at Lower Azusa Road late Saturday evening, June 5, 2021, along with the California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Fatal Traffic Collison

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, March 27, 2021, at about 1:41 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to the report of a bicyclist down in the eastbound lanes of Huntington Drive at the San Gabriel River Bridge in the city of Irwindale (2900 Bloc...

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Uses Vehicle to Ram Gate into Secure Police Facility

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On Saturday, February 27, 2021, at about 6:13 P.M., our Communications Center personnel observed a vehicle on the police station’s camera system ramming into a rolling gate leading to the police station’s secure parking area.  ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA:   On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at about 5:28 A.M., Irwindale police officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the report of a person down in the northbound traffic lanes of Irwindale Avenue at the Foothill...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Burglary Investigations Reveals Illegal Marijuana Growing Operation

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Irwindale, CA: On Monday, January 18, 2021, at about 8:48 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to a burglary investigation in an industrial complex located in the 15500 block of Arrow Highway.

On arrival, our officers discovered an industrial unit wit...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Catalytic Converter Thefts Are On The Rise; Here's How To Protect Yourself

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We have recently seen an increase in catalytic converter thefts from vehicle exhaust systems in the city of Irwindale. This trend corresponds with an overall increase in catalytic converter thefts throughout the San Gabriel Valley.

Catalytic converters are...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Sign Up Today to Get Emergency Notifications from the City of Irwindale!

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Click HERE to sign up for emergency alerts from the city of Irwindale.The City of Irwindale and the Irwindale Police Department are pleased to announce the launch of our new mass communications platform called CivicReady.We want to ensure the Irw...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Community Safety Info: Living With Bobcats

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Recently, a large cat was spotted in the area of Calle Burolla and Fraijo Avenue in the city of Irwindale, prompting concern from the community. Irwindale Police Department officers responded and checked the area, however the cat was not located....Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2018

Surviving An Active Shooter

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Although the odds of being in an active shooter event are low, the sudden, catastrophic nature of these types of attacks require that individuals consider the possibility in advance.
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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Don't Fall Victim to Scammers Posing as SCE Workers!

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The police department has seen an increase in reports of scammers who prey on utility customers in our community.

In most cases, these scammers pose as Southern California Edison (SCE) or utility "collection" employees who threaten to disconnec...

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