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A Message From the Chief

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.

Recent News

Several Law Enforcement agencies throughout California are coming together to support the Special Olympics. On 10/20/16, Several WCPD officers along with Chief Dave Faulkner joined Red Robin Restaurant to host "Tip a Cop". Officers joined the crew at Red Robin to serve meals and drinks to help raise money for the Special Olympics and had a great time doing so. Thank you to those who came to Red Robin and gave from the heart. #RedRobin #SpecialOlympics #TipACop
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The West Covina Police Department was honored to be a part of "Pizza with the Police" Day at Mesa Elementary School. Mesa students wrote thank you letters that we really enjoyed reading and we ate alot of pizza. Thank you to all the staff and students at Mesa School for having us.
Joining the kids are WCPD's Lieutenant Dave Lee, Sergeant Keith Shishido and Officer David Reyes.
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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