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The Azusa PD Blog

Welcome to our department's blog. We post news, information and updates pertaining to our department frequently in this section of the website.

This section contains helpful information and tips regarding crime prevention and safety.

Mike Bires

Don't Advertise What You Own

Don't Advertise What You Own
Did you enjoy your weekend shopping at the mall with family and friends? Maybe you found that perfect television or computer printer you've been looking for. If so, we want you to keep owning it!  Too many times, we see trash cans on the street,...
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Mike Bires

Small Tip - Online Security

Small Tip - Online Security
Have you ever been asked to provide 3 to 5 answers to security questions, in the event you forgot your password? Questions like: "Where did you attend high school?" "In what city were you born?" "Where were you married?" Do you realize for as littl...
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Mike Bires

Video Cameras - What We Want You To Know

Video Cameras - What We Want You To Know
If you are looking at protecting your family and property, there are many options available. From home security alarm systems to video cameras, making a choice can be difficult. If you aren't technologically savvy, the task can be even more stressful...
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Mike Bires

January Is Stalking Awareness Month

January Is Stalking Awareness Month
This month is National Stalking Awareness Month. Through education and support, we can all help victims of this horrible crime.  From the StalkingAwarenessMonth.org website, here are some facts you may not know about stalking: 6.6 ...
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Mike Bires

Workplace Shootings: Do You Know What To Do?

Workplace Shootings: Do You Know What To Do?
With today's unfortunate violence at a magazine office in France, we are reminded of the importance of workplace safety. Just as it was important and ingrained in us as children on what to do if the school’s fire alarm sounded, we have to always be r...
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Mike Bires

Your Trash And The Law: What Azusa Residents Need To Know

Your Trash And The Law: What Azusa Residents Need To Know
Recently, a resident inquired over the legality of people going through their trash cans, and collecting items.  Presumably, and more often than not, these individuals are looking for items which can be recycled, to sell at a local center. Howev...
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Mike Bires

Catalytic Converter Thefts

Catalytic Converter Thefts
Catalytic converters are found underneath vehicles, and they are part of the exhaust system. They are filled with precious metals which covert pollutant gases into less harmful ones. Thieves love catalytic converters due to the amount of money they c...
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Mike Bires

Child Abductions - What Parents And Children Should Know

Child Abductions - What Parents And Children Should Know
Since children are back to school and many of them walk or ride their bikes, we wanted to share some safety tips with our community to keep our most precious residents safe and secure. Parents - Talk With Your Children As parents, we have many thin...
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Mike Bires

Date Rape Drugs Might Have Met Their Fate

Date Rape Drugs Might Have Met Their Fate
Since Azusa is home to Azusa Pacific University, our department takes note when we see something which might have an impact on our student population. This morning, our attention was grabbed when we stumbled across an article about some college stude...
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Mike Bires

When Your Ex Threatens Your Peace Both Online And Off...

When Your Ex Threatens Your Peace Both Online And Off...
We recently received a question in our forum regarding an ex-husband who was harrassing his ex-wife online, threatening to hack into her social media, email and bank accounts, and was suddenly showing up at her residence, un-invited. What can she do?...
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