Police Department

 Welcome to the Laguna Beach Police Department Web Site
Click here for our Mission Statement, Core Values, and Service Philosophy.

The members of the department are dedicated to serving the community and providing the highest level of service possible. In the furtherance of that philosophy, the members of the department are dedicated to working closely with the public in an effort to solve issues and problems and to follow the principles of community-oriented policing.


Click for a message from the Chief of Police.

 
     File a Police Report On-line

     You may submit a police report on-line immediately if:
        1.  The incident is not an emergency (in an emergency, call 911)   
        2.  There are no known suspects
        3.  The incident occurred within the city of Laguna Beach

     Filing a false police report is a crime.
     All reports that are submitted on-line will be reviewed.
     You may be contacted if further investigation is needed.
    
Click here to create an on-line Laguna Beach Police report

Customer Service Survey

As part of our ongoing commitment toward maintaining a partnership with our community, we need to know whether we’re providing the level of service you deserve. The information you provide will help us to determine how we might better serve you. You may fill in a survey form on line and email it to us, or you may fax the completed form, or you may print and mail it to us.
Click here for the Customer Service Survey Form

Social Host Ordinance Information:  Click Here

New Skateboarding Ordinance Went Into Effect May 5, 2011

Click Here for 2-Page Skateboarding Brochure
Click Here for Municipal Code on Skateboarding

Laguna Beach's Emergency Management Plan
Click for a pdf version of Laguna Beach's Emergency Management Plan

Laguna's Emergency Notification System
By registering with AlertOC, you can receive time-sensitive messages when a public safety issue affects your residence or business. The messages can be delivered via phone, text message, email, and TTY/TDD receiving devices for the hearing impaired. All contact information is confidential and will only be used for AlertOC emergency notifications.  Click here to register, if you are a Laguna Beach resident or your business is in Laguna.  Not a Laguna Beach resident?  Go to AlertOC.com and select your community. For more information about AlertOC click here.

Swearing in New Officers on November 3, 2011

Recruiting inexperienced individuals with good backgrounds, strong work history and solid character often results in an outstanding police officer.  Lateral transfers also help to fill the ranks.  At left, four new officers raise their hands and swear to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America and the Constitution of the State of California at their Swearing In Ceremony on November 3, 2011.  From left to right:  Matt Gregg, Luke Gilbertson, Abe Ocampo, and James Michaud

Lateral Officer Openings
Top step officers earn $84,084 and can earn up to 7.5% additional pay for a total of $90,600! One third of officers are corporals topping at $94,954. A bachelors is 5% or an AA is 2.5%. With a degree and exceptional performance pay, corporals earn up to $102,230! Apply Online for Laguna Beach Job Openings   Contact the Department Personnel Officer, Corporal William Downing, at 949 497-0374 for more information.

Community Outreach Officer Program

The Community Outreach Officer works closely with social service agencies, as well as the homeless, and also with local civic groups.  

Corporal Jason Farris is Laguna Beach's Community Outreach Officer.  To visit the Community Outreach Officer Program web page,
click here.

 

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