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
Life-Threatening Emergencies 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Calls Lakewood Sheriff's Station 562-623-3500
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Los Angeles County Fire Department

Black Friday Shopping Safety

October 31, 2019 

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...


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