West Covina Police DepartmentWest Covina Police Department


The West Covina Police Department is committed to our community. We continue to serve West Covina and offer our support through these unprecedented times.

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Update – October 27, 2020


WCPD Services


We are hiring Officers, Civilians and Volunteers.  Join our family and serve with the best.  See the latest job postings.





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 Volunteers who perform non-hazardous duties to free up sworn officers.

Recent News


Visit governmentjob.com/careers/westcovina

#hiring #lawenforcement #police #Dispatchers
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Our Dispatchers showing off their pink patches and showing their support for those battling breast cancer.

Purchase your patch, mask, key chain, or bag tag today to show your continual support as well.

Call 626-939-8557 and ask for Erica Taylor

#pinkpatchproject @PinkPatchPrjct
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This afternoon, Chief Richard Bell was able to present Volunteer Valerie Gerlach with her much deserved Volunteer of the Year award in front of all her peers.

Congratulations ! 👏🎉

#volunteeroftheyear #welldeserved
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It's not too late to show your support for those battling Breast Cancer while also being safe during Covid-19. Purchase our newest item, a pink patch mask, to help continue cancer research and prevention.

We still have pink patches ($10), key chains($5) and bag tags ($5) available for purchase.

Call 626-939-8557 and ask for Erica Taylor to get yours today.
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Repost from the City of West Covina:

Los Angeles County has placed three Vote by Mail Drop Boxes in West Covina

📍 Cortez Park Community & Senior Center
📍 West Covina Library
📍 Palmview Park

Visit link.edgepilot.com/s/e5d507fb/sKhAL7jaBkSanQZQlb0d-Q?u=http://www.westcovina.org/VOTE2020 to find the nearest ballot box 📮 near you!

🗳️ Vote by Mail Drop Boxes are available to voters through Election Day, November 3, 2020 (8PM)
🗳️ Ballots can be dropped off at any location within LA County.

Before you drop off your Vote by Mail ballot make sure you:

☑️ Place your voted ballot card(s) inside the Official Return Envelope
☑️ Securely seal the Official Return Envelope
☑️ Sign and date the back of the Official Return Envelope

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UPDATE: Sean Cruse has been safely located thanks to the information provided by a local community member ... See MoreSee Less

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The second Wednesday of October is designated to National Stop Bullying Day.

Bullying is a serious matter, whether done in person or virtually. Recognize it, Report it, and Prevent it.

If you or someone is experiencing bullying or even suicidal thoughts please contact your local police department or the National Suicide Hotline (1-800-273-8255)

Help is out there.
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Our motor officers conducting some traffic pattern training. Constant practice maneuvering through these traffic patterns ensures that our officers are able to efficiently move through traffic safely and smoothly while on the motorcycle.

#practicemakesperfect #angledturns #motorcycle #advancelevel
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Dispatcher JJ Franco receiving her Dispatcher of the year award from Chief Richard Bell. Congratulations! 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

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⚠️ Please Be Aware ⚠️

We were recently made aware that an Instagram account was found and had been recently made using our name and some of images.

This account does not belong to our department nor has any association with us.
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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