Police Officers are the most visible aspect of any police department. For this reason, we are committed to providing excellent front line law enforcement service to our residents and visitors. We will accomplish this by serving the citizens of West Covina with the highest ethical standards and professionalism, achieving the Department’s motto of “Integrity and Service since 1937.” I am proud to serve as your Chief of Police and hope you will join with us making the City of West Covina a safe place to work and play.
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.
West Covina Police Department Volunteer Ray Bulthuis was recognized this week for his 18 years of volunteer service. Presenting him with his Certificate of Achievement are (L to R) Captain Richard Bell, Lieutenant Dave Lee, Ray Bulthuis and Captain Doug Murray.
Congratulations Ray, and thank you for all of your years of service. ... See MoreSee Less
Officer Sifling had the pleasure of seeing Tamara Brown again today. You might remember her from our #GiftItNotTicket program in December when it was shared on the news. Tamara was with her husband Shupel and daughter Isabella this time and they had nothing but positive praise for WCPD. This is one great loving family and we were glad to make a difference in their lives. ... See MoreSee Less
These hand drawn pictures were made by the sisters of Sophia, the 13 year old whose story of the theft of her snowboard and subsequent recovery was posted on our Facebook page yesterday. The sisters were indeed thankful that happiness returned to their older sister after the board was returned to her. We thought we would share these pictures with you.
As best we can tell, the picture of the officer is that of WCPD Officer Dave Sifling who investigated this incident (which originally occurred at Mountain High Resort in Wrightwood).
Related story: www.sgvtribune.com/general-news/20170315/police-sleuthing-mother-recover-teens-stolen-snowboard-i...
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