Crime Prevention & Public Safety Resources

Neighborhood Watch 562-866-9771, extension 2114
Life-Threatening Emergencies 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Calls 562-623-3500
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Los Angeles County Fire Department

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When Sheriff’s Respond to Calls for Service

Lakewood residents are a valuable asset to the Sheriff’s Department in fighting crime. When you see something, you say something, and it often times results with a response from Sheriff’s personnel. Your partnership is essential to keep our crime rates low and responding deputies appreciate your vigilance.

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Vehicle theft and burglary prevention tips

Auto theft can occur anytime and at any location. Every measure available should be taken to harden your property as a target. The majority of property crimes, such as vehicle burglaries, are crimes of opportunity. Removing the opportunity can go a long way to safeguard your property.

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Tax phone scams

According to the Internal Revenue Service, aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a major threat to taxpayers during the 2017 filing season.

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Stalking awareness

Legal definitions of stalking vary from one jurisdiction to another. A good working definition of stalking is a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Stalking is serious, often violent, and can escalate over time. Each year, 6.6 million people are stalked in the United States.

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Lakewood public safety resources

Lakewood’s Crime Prevention Office is one of many resources available to assist our community. Residents can contact city and sheriff’s department representatives involved with the crime prevention programs, but those representatives are not the only resource available.

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