The El Segundo Police Department has cancelled all Police Department community outreach events until further notice. The action is taken as a precaution to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The City of El Segundo continues to cooperate with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, the Centers for Disease Control and the El Segundo Unified School District to respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus in Los Angeles County. Click here for additional information, resources and full list of facilities closures and classes, activities and events cancellations.  

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Chief Whalen standing next to a police unit

On behalf of the men and women of the El Segundo Police Department, it is our pleasure to welcome you to our website. We hope that you find it informative, useful and interesting.

The El Segundo Police Department has a tradition of providing professional, efficient and unparalleled service. Our website was created to enhance the public's knowledge of our operations and make our department more open and accessible. 

The El Segundo Police Department is dedicated to providing the highest level of customer service through a community- oriented policing and problem solving philosophy. Within this philosophy, department members work in partnership with community members to identify problems for the purposes of making long-term improvements in the safety and quality of life in El Segundo. This is reflected in our agency's vision and mission statements and is characterized by our value and department goals and objectives. 

Our organization is committed to ensuring that El Segundo remains a safe place to live, visit and work. We have implemented and Area Command Program to address quality of life issues within the community. We encourage everyone to learn more about this exciting program.

Thank you for taking the time to visit the El Segundo Police Department website.