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Posted on: December 21, 2020





The County of Los Angeles provides FREE COVID-19 testing FOR ALL LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENTS who cannot get a test through a health care provider.

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  • Open to anyone, whether or not you ar...

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Posted on: December 13, 2020

Officer Michael Martinez Retires After 15+ Years of Service

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Today, are giving our grateful goodbyes to Reserve Police Officer Michael Martinez, who is retiring after 15-plus years of service to Irwindale Police Department.

Reserve Officer Martinez was sworn-in in March, 2005 and has faithfully served our community ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

The Police Department's Public Lobby is Closed Until Further Notice

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Due to the recent countywide increase in COVID-19 cases and in compliance with county health orders, effective December 2nd, the Irwindale Police Department's public lobby will be closed until further notice. 

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Posted on: November 29, 2020

Meet the Newest Member of Our Team, Officer Ismael Escarcega!

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Say hello to our new team member, Officer Ismael Escarcega. 

While Officer Escarcega is new to the Irwindale Police Department, he is no stranger to our city. He worked at the City Pool for 12 years and he was the owner of Irwindale Crossfit for 5...

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Posted on: November 1, 2020

Youth Runner Includes IPD on his "Thanks For Your Service" Run


We are honored to have 11-year-old world record holder Jordan Ramirez visit the police station Saturday morning, October 31, 2020, as part of his "Thank You For Your Service" run. 

Jordan began his run early that morning at the Covina Po...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Irwindale Welcomes New Ownership of Breeder's Choice Pet Foods

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Irwindale welcomes new ownership group for Breeder's Choice Pet Foods. 

New ownership for Breeder's Choice Pet Foods which includes Los Angeles Dodgers legend Orel Hershiser, Hall of Fame Broadcaster Jaime Jarrin, his so...

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Posted on: October 25, 2020

Extreme Weather Increase the Chance of PSPS Power Shut Offs; Prepare in Advance!


Whenever weather conditions such as today's high winds create the potential for elevated fire risk, various communities are placed under consideration for Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS).  

When a PSPS activation occurs, Southern California Ed...

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Posted on: September 6, 2020

Street Sweeper Parking Enforcement Resumes Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020


Please be advised that street sweeping enforcement in the city of Irwindale will resume on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (the day after Labor Day).

Signs indicating the day of the week and the times during which parking is restricted are conspicuously posted ...

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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: August 24, 2020

Community Information Flyer Regarding Reported Suspicious Person

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Please see the attached Community Information Flyer regarding a person who was seen in the Irwindale community this morning, raising concerns among area residents.  

Irwindale Police Officers located the subject and determined that no crime had be...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Welcome Officer Nunez to our Team!


We are happy to welcome Officer Cesar Nunez as the newest member of the Irwindale Police Department team!  

Officer Nunez came to us as a lateral from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department where he served as a Deputy Sheriff assigned to Men&a...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

IPD Detectives Are Seeking Information on a Robbery and Shooting on June 22, 2020

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Irwindale Police Department Detectives are currently seeking information related to an armed robbery and attempted homicide that occurred in the 3000 block of Huntington Drive in the city of Irwindale on Monday, June 22, 2020 at about 2:30 a.m.

The suspect...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

New Consumer-Friendly Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website Launched!

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California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of a new Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) consumer-friendly public website,

The website is designed to provide useful information to Californians. This new website highlights critical st...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Introducing Our New Team Member, Officer James O'Brein

We are pleased to introduce the newest member of the Irwindale Police Department to our community.  Officer James O’Brien was sworn in at this week’s City Council meeting by Mayor Albert F. Ambriz and his badge was pinned by h...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

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


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


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: March 26, 2019

WeCare Bags for the Homeless Donated to the City of Irwindale


Our friends at Superior Communications recently put together 300 "WeCare Bags for the Homeless". Each bag contains personal care items and non-perishable food, as well as comfort items and items for protection from the elements. All of ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2018

Surviving An Active Shooter


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.
What would you do if...?
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Posted on: January 14, 2018

IPD Now on Facebook!

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The Irwindale Police Department is excited to announce we have launched our official Facebook Page. You can find us on Facebook by clicking HERE.  Check us out our new page and give us a "like"!

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Posted on: November 4, 2017

Detective Manuel Campos Receives Medal of Valor


Irwindale Police Department Detective Manuel Campos and members of the Azusa Police Department were awarded Medals of Valor from the California Peace Officers Association (CPOA) at their Annual Awards Banquet in Palm Springs this week. These awards stemme...

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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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