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.
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.
The members of this department believe in communication with all members of our community, to foster strong relationships.
The Azusa Police Department prides itself on the level of professional service provided to everyone we meet on a daily basis.
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.

Azusa Police Seeks Public's Help To Identify Subject

The Azusa Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the subject in the attached video. On 11/13/2017 at about 2 am, items were stolen from a vehicle in the 900 block of W. Third Street, in the city of Azusa. A surveillance video recording of the vehicle showed a male with a light colored hooded sweatshirt approach the passenger ...
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    • Cpl. Bertha Parra
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Azusa Police Receives $91,500.00 Traffic Safety Grant

The Azusa Police Department has been awarded a $91,500.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries.The Azusa Police Department will use the funding as part of the city's ongoing commitment to keep our roadways s...
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Teen Threatens School Violence and Is Quickly Detained by Azusa Police

On Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 7:26 PM, the Azusa Police Department was contacted by concerned citizens and school district administrators who independently reported that a 17-year-old male teen had allegedly posted a short, video clip on a popular, social medium platform depicting himself brandishing what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun....
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Azusa Police Arrest Suspect With Replica Firearms Prior To Marathon

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, at about 4:45 am, the Azusa Police Department received numerous reports of a subject with a firearm in the area of Citrus Avenue and Alosta Avenue. Officers immediately responded and began searching for the vehicle. According to witness statements, a Hispanic male, about 40 to 50 years of age, had threatened approxima...
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    • Lt. Chris Grant
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Operation Gratitude Delivers to Azusa Police

Operation Gratitude
On May 24, 2017, Azusa Police Officer Philip Brock returned from his military deployment in Afghanistan. Chief Hunt, along with several officers, were present as Officer Brock's plane landed here in Southern California. After the ceremony, members of the department were approached by a representative from "Operation Gratitude." This non-profit and ...
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