Police Services - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
The Lawndale community is provided professional public safety services
by the Los Angeles County
Sheriff's Department, South Los Angeles station, under the leadership of Captain April Tardy.
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DON'T BE A VICTIM OF THEFT FROM VEHICLES - FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE RULES:
1) Don't leave valuables inside your car, such as a purse, wallet, laptop computer, gym bag, money, jewelry, Ipod, or camera
2) Remove GPS devices and related accessories from your car
3) Close & lock car doors. Activate the alarm. Roll up windows.
Be a Crime Stopper!
By taking ownership and pride in our community we commit to making it a safer place to live and raise our families. As a professional law enforcement agency, the sheriff's department appreciates and depends on any information that the public is able to provide. It is through partnerships with the people it serves that the department builds trust and improves public safety. You can partner with the sheriff's department to keep crime down. It's simple. Just do one of the following:
- Report crime to the Sheriff's Service Center (310) 219-2750
- Or report crime anonymously by calling (800) 222-TIPS (8477), texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org.
The Lawndale Sheriff's Center provides the City of Lawndale with general
law enforcement services; field patrol deputies, supervision, and
traffic services. Specialized services such as; Detective Bureau,
Narcotics Bureau, Commercial Crimes Bureau, Family Crimes Bureau,
Special Weapons Teams, and other such services are provided to the
City of Lawndale by South Los Angeles Station and/or other Los Angeles County
Sheriff's Department resources.
The Lawndale Sheriff's
Center staff includes the Lawndale Area Managing Lieutenant, Supervising Sergeants,
Operations Staff, the Special Assignment Team, Traffic Investigations
office, Gang Detective, School Resource Officers, and all Field Patrol
Deputies assigned to the City of Lawndale. The supervisory staff consists
of the following personnel and all can be reached at the main number:
Captain April Tardy - Lawndale Captain
Lieutenant John Burcher- Lawndale Lieutenant
Sergeant Sandy Nitz - Lawndale Sergeant
Sergeant Alan Healey - Traffic Office
Deputy Tim Crise - Traffic Office
The Lawndale Sheriff's
Center is located at 15331 Prairie Avenue, Lawndale, California 90260.
The Center is open for general call-in/walk-in business Monday through
Friday, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
For long term, on-going, or special community problems the citizens
of Lawndale are able to contact one of the four Special Assignment Officers
to help resolve the problem. This Team works closely with businesses
and residents to address local safety concerns with proactive approaches
to solving problems. The City of Lawndale is divided into four quadrants
with a Special Assignment Officer assigned to each section, which are
East of Hawthorne Bl/North of Manhattan
Bch Bl (Reporting Dist. 0331):
Deputy Aaron Shintaku - (310) 219-2769
West of Hawthorne Bl/North of Manhattan
Bch Bl (Reporting Dist. 0332):
Deputy Silvio Paz - (310) 219-2769
West of Hawthorne Bl/South of Manhattan
Bch Bl (Reporting Dist. 0333):
Deputy John Bauer - (310) 219-2765
East of Hawthorne Bl/South of Manhattan
Bch Bl (Reporting Dist. 0334):
Deputy Dean Omura - (310)
If you are not sure which section of
the City you live in, call any of the Special Assignment Officers and
they will ensure that you are put in contact with the appropriate Deputy.
SHERIFF'S CENTER - STRATEGIC GOALS:
the Special Assignment Officers into the Neighborhood Watch program.
Expand the visibility
and delivery of services of the Community Oriented Policing Program.
Expand the bicycle
patrol program focusing on residential and commercial areas.
Neighborhood and Business Watch Programs.
Maintain the overall
reduction of crime in the City of Lawndale.
Assist the City
of Lawndale with the development of a school traffic circulation