Public Safety Resources

Alhambra Police Department
Timothy Vu, Chief of Police
Emergencies, Call: 9-1-1
24-Hour Non-Emergency: 626-570-5151


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  • Police Department Phone App for iPhone & Androids
  • Copper Wire Theft - Call the Alhambra Police Department (626-570-5151 or 9-1-1 in an emergency) if you see copper wire being stolen from light posts or street lights, cross gutter covers from city streets, or any suspicious activity or persons posing as city workers. Please identify license number/make of mode if possible. (Note: city workers wear identifiable uniforms and vehicles are marked with a city emblem and have exempt license plates).
  • Housing Restrictions related to sex offenders (letter to residents from City Council, 2008)
  • Skateboards, bicycles, roller skates are not permitted on Main Street sidewalks. For information, see below.
  • Ryan Stringer Memorial Fund - If you would like to support this fund, please mail your donation to the Ryan Stringer Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 7339, Alhambra, CA 91801.


  • Alert LA County - Register a cell phone number, Voice over IP phone number, and/or email address with the County's Emergency Mass Notification System.
  • California Tenants: A Guide to Residential Tenants' and Landlords' rights and responsibilities.
  • Children's Seat Belt Laws - Protect children with required children's safety seats, booster seats & seat belts.
  • FBI Child ID App
  • LA Regional Crime Stoppers - Report crime tips anonymously.
  • Marsy's Law (California Department of Justice) - website pertains to victim's rights and due process.
  • Megan's Law - (California Department of Justice) - website pertains to registered sex offenders.
  • Police Officer's Memorial Day is May 15.
  • Violent Crime Victims Restitution - Website for making a claim against the State of California.


Skateboards, Bicycles, Roller Skates are NOT Permitted on Main Street Sidewalks 

With the increasing popularity of Downtown Alhambra, the sidewalks along Main Street are seeing a large increase in pedestrian traffic. For the safety of all Alhambra residents, visitors, and merchants, the Alhambra Police Department offers this reminder: 

SIDEWALKS in the business district are for PEDESTRIANS ONLY. Skateboards and roller skates are restricted from Main Street's sidewalks and roadways. Bicycles, while allowed on the roadways, are never allowed to be ridden on sidewalks. 

Officers of the Alhambra Police Department will be aggressively enforcing Alhambra Municipal Code sections10.04.020 and 10.06.010, that prohibit all persons from operating roller skates, skateboards or scooters, from anyroadway or upon anysidewalk in the business district. Bicyclists are forbidden from riding a bicycle on any Alhambra sidewalk. 

Persons in violation of these Municipal Code sections can be issued a citation. Fines for violating AMC section10.04.020 or 10.06.010 range from $45 to $350!

e project created needed retail space (including a Denny's Restaurant), affordable housing for seniors, and the elimination of slum and blight. The project has provided the City with $20,000 per year in sales tax revenue and $44,344 in annual property tax revenue.

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

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