The Police Department is responsible for maintaining law and order in a community of approximately 85,000 people in an area of 7.69 square mile. This is accomplished through the efforts of over two hundred (200) sworn, non-sworn, part-time, and volunteer personnel. The Police Department coordinates with other City Departments to produce outstanding overall service to the community.
The Department is organized for results, presently having two Operational Divisions performing various activities including:
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
New Century BMW dealership: Many of the Main Street Auto Row dealerships were given financial incentives to locate and/or expand, leading to approximately $3.3 million annually in sales tax revenue to the City.
Howard Street Town homes Affordable Housing Project
Main Street - Northwest Corner of First & Main