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The men and women of the Azusa Police Department are vigilant in their pursuit of criminals and protection of the residents, business owners, and visitors of our great city.
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The Azusa Police Department provides a wide array of services tailored to the needs of the dynamics of the population and infrastructure which make up the community.
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The members of this department believe in communication with all members of our community, to foster strong relationships.
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The Azusa Police Department prides itself on the level of professional service provided to everyone we meet on a daily basis.
Dedication
Regardless of the time of day, the Azusa Police Department stands watch over the people who live, work, and play in our community.
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Officer Mike Bires' Blog

Welcome to my blog. As a member of the Azusa Police Department, I look forward to helping the residents, business owners, students and visitors of our great city any way I can. I hope you find the information I provide to be useful.

Officer Mike Bires is a 20 year veteran of law enforcement.  He is currently assigned as the University Resource Officer at Azusa Pacific University.  Officer Bires has experience as a Field Training Officer, Bike Patrol, Community Policing, and SWAT.  He is the developer of the department's website and the social media manager.

The 2017 Canyon City Marathon in Azusa Is Coming

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The City of Azusa and the Azusa Police Department are once again proud to welcome the 2017 Revel Canyon City Marathon to our beautiful community. We want everyone to have an enjoyable and safe experience while top athletes compete to qualify for the 2019 Boston City Marathon. Where Is The Marathon Being Run? The marathon will start at the top ...
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2017 Azusa Golden Days Parade Information

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The 2017 Azusa Golden Days parade will take place on Saturday, October 14th. The parade route will start at the intersection of Foothill Blvd and Angeleno Ave. and a band review will take place on 6th Street and Angeleno Avenue at 9:00 a.m. The parade route will continue east on Foothill Boulevard and head south on San Gabriel Avenue. The dignitary...
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Azusa Police Seek Help From Community About Kidnapping

Azusa Police Seek Help From Community About Kidnapping
​ On Sunday, August 13, 2017 at approximately 2:45 am, officers from the Azusa Police Department went to the 200 block of E. First Street in regards to a kidnapping investigation. The officers met with a female victim who alleged that while she was standing on the sidewalk waiting for a ride, a vehicle approached from the west and stopped...
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    • Sgt. Bob Chivas
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Domestic Violence Suspect Barricades Self With Children

Domestic Violence Suspect Barricades Self With Children
​ On Monday, July 24, 2017 at about 0640 hours, officers from the Azusa Police Department went to the 900 block of N. Azusa Avenue in regards to a domestic violence investigation. The officers met with a female victim, who had told them she had been assaulted by her ex-boyfriend, Ricardo Barrios (Age 39 from Azusa). The female was able to exit the ...
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    • Sgt. Bob Chivas
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Bullet Enters Pool Where Father and Daughter Were Swimming

Bullet Enters Pool Where Father and Daughter Were Swimming
​Sometime between 5 pm and 8 pm on July 4th, a firearm was shot causing the bullet to pierce through an above-ground pool in the rear yard of a residence in the 200 block of E. Roland Street. A father and his child had been swimming in the pool at this time. Due to the amount of noise from fireworks exploding in the area, the father did not specifi...
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    • Cpl. Rocky Wenrick
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