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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Etch & Catch Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention Event for Irwindale Residents

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The Irwindale Police Department and the Baldwin Park Police Department have partnered with Firestone Complete Auto Care to present a drive-thru Etch & Catch Catalytic Converter Theft Prevention event on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 p...

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Posted on: September 18, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ 12 Cited at City of Irwindale DUI Checkpoint

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Irwindale, Calif. – On Saturday, September 17th, twelve (12) citations were issued at a DUI checkpoint conducted by the Irwindale Police Department.

 The DUI checkpoint was held on Irwindale Avenue at Gateway Business Center fro...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ DUI Checkpoint Planned for Saturday, September 17th

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Slow Down, Look Out for People Walking: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

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Irwindale, Calif. – September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and the Irwindale Police Department will participate in activities throughout the month encouraging the safety of people walking.

Based on data projections from the Governors Highway Safet...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Slow Down, Look Out for People Walking: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

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Irwindale, Calif. – September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and the Irwindale Police Department will participate in activities throughout the month encouraging the safety of people walking.

Based on data projections from the Governors Highway Safety Associat...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ 2 Arrested & 18 Cited at City of Irwindale DUI Checkpoint

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 August 30, 2022                                      ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ 2 Arrested & 18 Cited at City of Irwindale DUI Checkpoint

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Congratulations to Newly Promoted Sergeant Manuel Campos

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Congratulations to Manuel Campos on his promotion to the rank of Sergeant. 

Sergeant Campos has worked a number of assignments throughout his career, including patrol, traffic, motorcycle officer, detective, Field Training Officer (FTO) and more. ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

TRAFFIC ALERT ~ Second Caltrans Closure on the 210 Freeway in Irwindale

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TRAFFIC ALERT ROUND 2 ~ The second Caltrans closure of the 210 (Foothill) Freeway at the San Gabriel River Bridge will begin on Wednesday, August 17 at 10:00 PM, this time resulting in a full closure of the eastbound lanes of the 210 freeway. Thi...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Join us on Tuesday, August 2nd for National Night Out

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Join us on Tuesday, August 2nd as we join agencies across the nation for National Night Out.  To celebrate we will are hosting a special evening with our community at the Irwindale Police Station between 6PM and 8PM.

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

PRESS RELEASE ~ City Appoints Interim Chief of Police Robert M. Castro

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Contact: Iris Espino, PIO

(626) 430-2206

iespino@irwindaleca.gov

 

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CITY APPOINTS INTERIM CHIEF OF POLICE ROBERT M. CASTRO

 

 

(Irwindale, CA, July 14, 2022) – At last night’s ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Officer Luis Amesola Formally Sworn In by Irwindale Mayor

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Congratulations to Officer Luis Amesola who was formally sworn in by City of Irwindale Mayor Larry G. Burrola at the July 13th City Council meeting.  

Luis' family, including his son Luke, was present, along with members of the police dep...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Join the IPOA for Menudo with a Cop on July 17th

Come join us for "Menudo with a Cop" on Sunday, July 17 from 8AM to 10AM at Irwindale Park.

This event is being hosted by the Irwindale Police Officers Association (IPOA) and is free to the Irwindale community!

Contact IPOA Board President Manny C...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Congrats to our Newest Lieutenant!

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Congratulations to Jose Vargas on his promotion to the rank of Lieutenant!

Lieutenant Vargas is a longtime member of the Irwindale Police Department and we are happy to congratulate him on his new rank.

Lieutenant Vargas will oversee a myriad of programs wi...

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Posted on: June 19, 2022

IPD Employees Recognized for Life-Saving Actions

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Congratulation to Officer Cesar Nunez and Dispatcher Mariela Avila who were recognized at a recent City of Irwindale Council Meeting for their life-saving efforts during a medical aid call earlier this year.

On March 9th at about 9PM, Dispatcher Avila rece...

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Posted on: June 19, 2022

Our Homeless Outreach Team Partnered with Local Teams to Serve Metro L-Line

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Our Homeless Outreach Team and our Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) social workers partnered with Deputies from the LASD Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST) this week to services homeless individuals on the Metro Los Angeles L-Line (Gold...
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Posted on: May 23, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Californians Encouraged to Always Wear Their Seat Belt

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Irwindale, Calif. – The Irwindale Police Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats.

 This year’s Click it or T...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Check Twice for Motorcycles: May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

CORRECTION PRESS RELEASE ~ CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES JULIAN A. MIRANDA AS CITY MANAGER

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Contact: Iris Espino, PIO

(626) 430-2206

iespino@irwindaleca.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

CITY COUNCIL INTRODUCES JULIAN A. MIRANDA AS CITY MANAGER

 

 

(Irwindale, CA, February 28, 2022 revised) &am...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Enjoy the Super Bowl Responsibly: Choose a Sober Way to Go

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The Irwindale Police Department is reminding football fans to stick to the “GO SAFELY” game plan and designate a sober driver if you plan on drinking at a Super Bowl LVI watch party.

On Super Bowl LVI weekend (February 11, 12 & 13), the Irwindale Polic...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested After Holiday Party Dispute Ends in Gunfire

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Irwindale, California: On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at about 2:23 A.M., an Irwindale police officer was patrolling the area of Tapia Street and 4th Street in the city of Irwindale when he heard a volley of gunfire coming from a residential tra...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Irwindale Police Department Awarded $90,000.00 Grant from the Office of Traffic Safe

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Irwindale, Calif. – The Irwindale Police Department will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.

 “Impairment, speeding and other dangerous dri...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested for Shooting at Vehicles and Holding an Ambulance Crew at Gunpoint

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Irwindale, CA:   At 6:37 A.M. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, officers from the Irwindale Police Department responded to the 600 block of Live Oak Avenue in the city of Irwindale regarding the report of an armed subject holding two ambulance cre...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ August 20th IPD Checkpoint Results in Arrests and Citations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

August 23, 2021

 Contact: Sergeant Rudy Gatto, PIO, rgatto@irwindaleca.gov

 Irwindale, Calif. – Two (2) people were arrested, thirty-two (32) people were issued citations and seven (7) vehicles were...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Intoxicated Driver Arrested After Fatal Traffic Collison

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Irwindale, CA:   On Saturday, March 27, 2021, at about 1:41 A.M., Irwindale police officers responded to the report of a bicyclist down in the eastbound lanes of Huntington Drive at the San Gabriel River Bridge in the city of Irwindale (2900 Bloc...

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Uses Vehicle to Ram Gate into Secure Police Facility

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On Saturday, February 27, 2021, at about 6:13 P.M., our Communications Center personnel observed a vehicle on the police station’s camera system ramming into a rolling gate leading to the police station’s secure parking area.  ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE ~ Suspect Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter After Fatal Traffic Collision

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Irwindale, CA:   On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at about 5:28 A.M., Irwindale police officers and the Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the report of a person down in the northbound traffic lanes of Irwindale Avenue at the Foothill...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Sign Up Today to Get Emergency Notifications from the City of Irwindale!

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Click HERE to sign up for emergency alerts from the city of Irwindale.The City of Irwindale and the Irwindale Police Department are pleased to announce the launch of our new mass communications platform called CivicReady.We want to ensure the Irw...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Community Safety Info: Living With Bobcats

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Recently, a large cat was spotted in the area of Calle Burolla and Fraijo Avenue in the city of Irwindale, prompting concern from the community. Irwindale Police Department officers responded and checked the area, however the cat was not located....Read on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2018

Surviving An Active Shooter

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Although the odds of being in an active shooter event are low, the sudden, catastrophic nature of these types of attacks require that individuals consider the possibility in advance.
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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Don't Fall Victim to Scammers Posing as SCE Workers!

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The police department has seen an increase in reports of scammers who prey on utility customers in our community.

In most cases, these scammers pose as Southern California Edison (SCE) or utility "collection" employees who threaten to disconnec...

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