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Timothy Vu - Chief of Police
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Alhambra Police Department

More than a Century Dedicated to Public Service 

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A Message from the Chief of Police 

On behalf of the men and women of the Alhambra Police Department, I want to welcome and thank you for visiting the city and police website. I hope you find the information here to be of help to you and would encourage you to correspond with us if there is specific information you need that is not found here. You will find that there are many ways to reach members of the Alhambra Police Department, and we are particularly fond of our social media programs such as Facebook. Our goal is to provide many forums for community members to interact with us - whether it is social media, email, phone, other messaging services, or even in-person. Community interaction is critical to our success and enhanced public safety in the community.


Creating unique, innovative ways to communicate with the public is part of our mission and values. Great communication techniques provide an enhanced level of service to all of you, while, at the same time helping to build relationships and true community policing. We are in the public safety and service profession and take our roles and responsibilities seriously. Each day, the men and women of the Alhambra Police Department strive to prevent crime, protect lives and property, preserve the peace and order of the community and build positive relationship with the community we serve. Meeting this mission takes a lot of hard work, ethical policing practices, customer service and great community policing partnerships, and we strive daily to meet this mission.


Thank you for visiting, and we look forward to being of service to you.




Timothy Vu
Chief of Police  

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Timothy Vu 
Chief of Police

Alhambra Police Department Headquarters     
211 South First Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

Emergencies: 9-1-1
24-Hour Non-Emergency: 626-570-5151


Police Community ProgramsPolice Community Programs

To promote community safety and enhance the role of the Alhambra Police Department in the community.

Police Administrative ServicesPolice Administrative Services

The Alhambra Police Department Administrative Services Section handles matters involving Records, Training, Dispatch/Communications, Temporary Parking Permits and Accounting.

Citizen Complaint ProcedureCitizen Complaint Procedure

Learn about how to make a citizen complaint.

Pay to Stay Jail Inmate ProgramPay to Stay Jail Inmate Program

The Alhambra Police Department possesses a Pay to Stay program which provides the opportunity for qualified individuals to serve their jail sentences in our well maintained city jail.

Public Safety ResourcesPublic Safety Resources

Important Public Safety Information!

Crime Statistics/Crime Map OnlineCrime Statistics/Crime Map Online

The following list of crimes are those that were most often reported to the Alhambra Police Department

Field Services DivisionField Services Division

The Field Services Division is staffed by 60% of the Department's sworn complement.

Investigative ServicesInvestigative Services

The Detective Bureau handles caseloads pertaining to Crimes Against Persons and Property. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Identity TheftIdentity Theft

This page provides victims of identity theft with the major resources to contact.

Police Department Online ServicesPolice Department Online Services

View the online resources that the police department has to offer.

Report Suspicious ActivityReport Suspicious Activity

No police department can function effectively without the concerned assistance of responsible citizens.

Domestic, Child & Elder AbuseDomestic, Child & Elder Abuse

Many people who are being abused do not see themselves as victims

About Alhambra PDAbout Alhambra PD

The mission of the Alhambra Police Department is to prevent crime, to protect lives and property, preserve the peace and order of the community and build positive relationships with the community we serve.

Crime PreventionCrime Prevention

The Crime Prevention Section offers educational crime-fighting programs for residents, young and old, and the business community.

Team Members

Frequently Asked Questions

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