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Posted on: December 4, 2022

Holiday Safety Tip ~ It's Porch Pirate Season!

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The holiday season brings an increase in the number of residential package deliveries, along with the inevitable spike in package thefts. Mail and package deliveries invite crooks looking for a quick and easy target.
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Posted on: December 4, 2022

Holiday Safety Tip ~ Don't Fall Victim to Auto Burglary

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The holiday season is upon us and unfortunately its also holiday time for crooks.  Don't make it easy for them by leaving valuables and other items visible inside your car.  

Taking the time to remove valuables from view, ensurin...

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Posted on: November 6, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Irwindale Police Department Awarded $80,000.00 Grant from the Office of Traffic Safe

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Posted on: October 11, 2022

IPD and the DEA Warn About the Dangers of Counterfeit Pills

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The drug threats facing the U.S. are more pervasive and lethal than ever before with drug traffickers distributing synthetic fentanyl and meth in new forms – deadly, fake pills, made and deceptively marketed to look like real medicine. On pill c...

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Posted on: October 7, 2022

Sergeant Arias Completes Prestigious SBLI Program

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Congratulation to Sergeant Michael Arias, who graduated from the prestigious Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (SBSLI) this week after completing the intensive 8-month course in Del Mar, California. He joins many other Irwindale Poli...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Community Turns Out for "Etch & Catch" Event

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We collaborated with the Baldwin Park Police Department and Firestone Complete Auto Care on Maine Avenue for our first ever "Etch & Catch" event. 

During this free event, we marked residents' catalytic converters with unique etchings...

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

IPD Debuts New Field Supervisor's Patrol Vehicle

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IPD recently debuted some new rolling stock for our patrol fleet. 

After some delays due to the scarcity of critical electronic equipment, our brand new 2022 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV patrol vehicle finally hit the streets, ready to serve the residents ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Chief Castro Participates in Street Racing Press Conference at Irwindale Speedway

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Chief Rob Castro joined LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and representatives from the Irwindale Police Department, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Los Angeles Police Department and the California Highway Patrol at a press confer...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

IPD Sergeant Chosen as Crime Stopper Law Enforcement Partner of the Year

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IPD members joined Irwindale Mayor Larry Burrola at the Los Angeles Crime Stoppers' Annual Award Gala at the Noor Event Center in the city of Pasadena on Thursday evening, September 19, 2022. 

Among the evening's honorees was one of our own. Detec...

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Posted on: September 18, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ 12 Cited at City of Irwindale DUI Checkpoint

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Irwindale, Calif. – On Saturday, September 17th, twelve (12) citations were issued at a DUI checkpoint conducted by the Irwindale Police Department.

 The DUI checkpoint was held on Irwindale Avenue at Gateway Business Center fro...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Congratulations to Newly Promoted Sergeant Manuel Campos

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Congratulations to Manuel Campos on his promotion to the rank of Sergeant. 

Sergeant Campos has worked a number of assignments throughout his career, including patrol, traffic, motorcycle officer, detective, Field Training Officer (FTO) and more. ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

PRESS RELEASE ~ City Appoints Interim Chief of Police Robert M. Castro

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Contact: Iris Espino, PIO

(626) 430-2206

iespino@irwindaleca.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

CITY APPOINTS INTERIM CHIEF OF POLICE ROBERT M. CASTRO

 

 

(Irwindale, CA, July 14, 2022) – At last night’s ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Officer Luis Amesola Formally Sworn In by Irwindale Mayor

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Congratulations to Officer Luis Amesola who was formally sworn in by City of Irwindale Mayor Larry G. Burrola at the July 13th City Council meeting.  

Luis' family, including his son Luke, was present, along with members of the police department a...

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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

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: 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: 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: 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.
What would you do if...?
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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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