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This website has been established in an effort to disseminate information about criminal activity in our area, and to keep the community up to date on important information that concerns us all.

Encino Neighborhood Watch is...
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Burglaries have increased in Encino.  There are some things that we can do to try to prevent these burglaries.  Keep a...
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Burglary/Theft from vehicles have increased in the West Valley, and in Encino in particular.  Leaving items in plain view inside your car...
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What is suspicious and when do you call the police?
Suspicious activity is anything that looks like it could be connected with criminal behavior someone casing a neighborhood
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If someone comes to your door, do not open it, but let your presence be known. Burglars are ringing doorbells and if no one answers...
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The door-to-door student solicitors are back.  They claim to be from a particular school and are trying to raise funds for a particular sports team or they are selling magazines that will be given to our soldiers in Iraq.  They say ...
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Parents are reminded to keep their kids safe on social networking sites. In recent years, many free online social networking sites have come into existence and have become increasingly popular among minors, especially teenagers. Estimates suggest there are over 200 social networking sites in existence; some of the most popular sites...
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Community Policing is a partnership between the police and the community. It is a partnership in which the police and the community share responsibility for identifying, reducing, eliminating and preventing problems that impact the community. By working together, the police and the community can reduce the fear and incidence of crime and improve the quality of life in the community...
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Every year, from the middle of November through the middle of January, we see a rise in Property-Type Crimes in the West Valley Area. This includes suspects breaking into...
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Royal Woods Neighborhood Watch shared important information about coyotes that was presented to them at a meeting with a Wildlife Specialist...
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The next time you come home for the night and you start to put your keys away, think about this: The panic button ...
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Recently, there has been an increase in solicitators who claim to represent law enforcement agencies and fire departments.   The LAPD and the LAFD do not solicit donations.   Peace Officer and Firefighter Organizations which solicit funds within the City of Los Angeles are required to have valid "Solicitors" police permits issued by the Board of Police Commissioner (LAMC Section 103.212)......
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1. Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
2. If you think you are being followed home, go to a well lighted public location or police station.
3. After entering a garage...
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The goal of Operation Identification is to deter property-related crime and to assist in the return of stolen or lost property to its rightful owner......
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The City of Los Angeles does not provide everything needed for our officers and staff to do their jobs, not even Thomas Bros. road maps for the investigative officers. The BOOSTERS have raised funds for computers, printers, water coolers, cameras for Detectives, a VCR and television for the juvenile room, and much more.

Every penny has brought our community better service from the officers and staff of the West Valley Community Police Station. Every penny stays right here in the West Valley...
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Phone Numbers
Senior Lead Officer
(Tim Walia)
(818) 374-7634
(818) 731-2551
Senior Lead Supervisor
(Sgt. Frank Avila)
(818) 374-7630
Front Desk, NON-emergency
(818) 374-7611
(818) 374-7730
Life Threatening Emergency
NON-Emergency response
Valley Alliance
(Graffiti Removal)
(818) 885-8885
(818) 885-8886 [fax]
City Services


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