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ABOUT WEST COVINA POLICE DEPARTMENT

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PATROL

About two-thirds of all sworn officers work in this division, which focuses on patrolling city streets, answering calls for service, and identifying potential crime problems. Under the Community Service Area Policing program, four dedicated lieutenants and their crews are assigned a specific quadrant of the City and tasked with resolving public safety concerns for residents, neighborhoods, and businesses.  This division includes the Traffic Unit, the K-9 Unit, Jail Operations, Reserve Officers, Police Cadets and award-winning SHOP senior volunteers who perform non-hazardous duties to free up sworn officers.

Recent News

Thank you to Angela from LAPFCU for providing some happiness this morning. Captain Doug Murray accepted Chipotle gift cards to be given to some outstanding officers for their hard work, and CSO Alexus Napoles was a raffle prize winner of some Beats headphones. Thank you again !!

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🚔West Covina Police Department Weekly Arrest Review🚔

West Covina Police handled 1,045 calls for service between 6:00 AM, Monday August 12, 2019 to 6:00 AM, Monday August 19, 2019.

▪️The busiest shift occurred on Saturday, August 17, 2019 -Night Watch with 127 calls for service.
▪️Total arrests for the week: 53 arrests

🔹MONDAY, August 12, 2019
▪ 8:36 AM: During a traffic stop investigation, the suspect was found in possession of methamphetamine and pipe, and also had a No Bail Warrant outstanding. He was taken into custody.
▪ 9:25 AM: Officers were dispatched to a call of a male causing a disturbance and refusing to leave a business location. The suspect threatened officers, became combative and resisted arrest. He was taken into custody.

🔹WEDNESDAY, August 14, 2019
▪ 12:24 AM: Officers made a traffic stop of a vehicle occupied by two adults. During the investigation, the vehicle was found to be a reported stolen, and the passenger was found in possession of methamphetamine for sale. Both suspects were arrested.
▪ 12:42 AM: Officer made contact with a pedestrian who was found to be on Felony Probation. Further investigation revealed several outstanding warrants issued for the suspect's arrest. The suspect was arrested.
▪ 11:48 AM: A resident called about a suspicious person in the backyard of the house. The suspect had been throwing items against the house causing some damage. He was taken into custody for vandalism and resisting arrest.
▪ 9:14 PM: Officers responded to a call of a traffic collision involving a vehicle that collided into a parked car, a power light pole and a residence injuring an adult and child passenger seated in the suspect vehicle. They were treated and released at the scene. The driver was found to be under the influence and was arrested.

🔹FRIDAY, August 16, 2019
▪ 12:48 AM: During a traffic stop investigation, Officers found the driver was operating a vehicle with a suspended driver's license. The suspect also had a dagger concealed in his waistband. He was arrested.
▪ 11:01 AM: A U-Haul truck was stopped by Officers for traffic violations. Neither of the two occupants in the truck had driver's licenses. During the investigation, the U-Haul was found to be a reported stolen vehicle. One of the passengers was also found in possession of methamphetamine. Both were taken into custody.
▪ 11:25 AM: During a traffic stop investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of heroin packaged for sales. She was taken into custody.

🔹SATURDAY, August 17, 2019
▪ 3:50 PM: Officers were dispatched to a business regarding someone using a fraudulent credit card. Three suspects were detained and during the investigation, a loaded firearm, ammunition and drug paraphernalia were also discovered. All three are felons. They were all taken into custody.
▪ 9:39 PM: During a traffic stop investigation, the driver was found to be in possession of fraudulent, counterfeit currency. He was arrested.

🔹SUNDAY, August 18, 2019
▪ 3:20 AM: A traffic stop was made on a U-Haul truck for violations. During the investigation, the officer checked the VIN a found the truck was reported as stolen. The U-Haul also had a different license plate on it concealing the stolen status of the truck. The suspect was arrested.
▪ 6:30 AM: Residents called to report suspicious subject in an alley. The officers located the suspect who had just broken into a garage, taking property from within it. The suspect also had drug paraphernalia in his possession. He was taken into custody.

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Sometimes the best part of the job is just making people smile 😁

#WCPD #TheBoysInBlue #Smile #SmilingIsTheBestMedicine #OperationChill #MakeSomeonesDay #NeverADullDay #7Eleven #Slurpee

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Years of Service

The mission of the West Covina Police Department is to provide the highest level of service and protection to the community and to cooperatively enhance public safety as the Department progresses into the future.

Core Values

The core values of the West Covina Police Department is easily remembered using the acronym CITE.  CITE stands for the following:

Community Responsiveness
Integrity
Teamwork
Effort