Crime Prevention

The Crime Prevention Unit is an important communication link between the community and the Police Department. Many residents rely on this office for current crime trend information and other Police Department services.

For more information contact Community Service Officers Nancy Lopez or Joanne Minney at 714-593-4526.

Goal
The Crime Prevention Unit educates residents, businesses and schools in crime prevention strategies.

Programs
This is accomplished through a variety of programs including:
  • Bicycle Safety Lectures
  • Crime Prevention Handouts
    • Burglary Prevention
    • Personal Safety
    • Robbery Prevention
  • Crimebiter Awards
  • Every 15 Minutes Program
  • Holiday Lobby Decorating with McGruff
  • K-9 Demonstrations
  • MyPD App
  • National Night Out (NNO)
  • Neighborhood Watch Bulletin
  • Neighborhood Watch In-Home Meetings
  • NIXLE Crime Bulletins
  • Officer Friendly visits to local schools
  • Police Department Tours
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program
  • Ride-Along Observer Program
  • Vacation Home Checks
  • Youth Fingerprinting