Crime Prevention & Public Safety Resources
Public Safety Department
The Public Safety Department coordinates and directs all public safety services for the City of Lakewood, CA. These services include law enforcement, fire department, and community safety services.
Contracting law enforcement services with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and supplemental civilian city staff enhances services for Lakewood residents. Hosting programs such as Neighborhood Watch, CERT, and Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Expo, the Public Safety Department is able to provide the highest level of service to our community members and businesses.
Contact the Public Safety Department at:
562-866-9771, extension 2114
|Neighborhood Watch||562-866-9771, extension 2114|
|Non-Emergency Calls||Lakewood Sheriff's Station 562-623-3500|
|Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department||Los Angeles County Fire Department|
Homelessness is a regional, state and even national problem.
The Lakewood Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public's help to report the sale or use of illegal fireworks immediately.
Many students will be returning to campus in the coming days and weeks.
Meet the Lakewood residents who are members of the Community Safety Commission.
Mobile money transfer apps like Venmo or Zelle are growing in usage as a contact-free alternative but can leave you vulnerable to fraud.
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19.
Commercial solicitors and charitable fundraisers must have a permit from the City of Lakewood to go door to door.
The LASD is warning of a new scam involving contact tracing related to the COVID-19 emergency.
The L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers organization enables people to anonymously give tips about suspects and to receive an award of up to $1,000 if a suspect is arrested.
If you’re joining in for the busiest shopping weekend of the year, take some extra precautions to protect yourself, your purchases and your personal information:
In The Car
Park in a well-lighted area. Thieves are less likely to target a car when there’s a bright light on it. We recommend a spot where you can see and be seen (avoid parking next to vans, trucks with camper shells, or cars with...