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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Traffic Alert & Information for Saturday's Car Show & Drags at the Irwindale Speedway

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The Mooneyes Car Show & Drag Race is returning to the Irwindale Speedway tomorrow, Saturday, January 21st.

This event is SOLD OUT and ONLY TICKETED PARTICIPANTS will be allowed to enter the Speedway grounds.  If you have not already purchased ...

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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 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 14, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Don't Let Drunk, or "High," Drive: Celebrate the Holiday Season Responsibly

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Holiday Street Sweeping Exemptions

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The Irwindale Police Department will not enforce street sweeping violations during the upcoming holiday period (December 20th to December 31st). 

Street sweeping enforcement will resume on Monday, January 3, 2022. 

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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 ~ 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: 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: 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: 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: February 24, 2021

Now Hiring Lateral and Pre-Service Police Officers!

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We are currently seeking qualified applicants for pre-service and lateral police officers positions with the Irwindale Police Department. 

We offer great pay, an excellent incentive and benefit package and we're all pretty cool too.

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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.
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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