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COMMUNICATIONS BUREAU

The Montebello Police Department Communications Bureau is comprised of 8 public safety dispatchers who are led by the Communications Center Supervisor. On average, the dispatchers handle calls for service on a daily basis, with an average call load of 55,000 calls received annually.

The dispatchers work various shifts to ensure there is 24 hour coverage, 365 days a week. Dispatchers are required to attend a California POST Dispatch school within one year of being hired, as well as attending frequent refresher training as well.

RECORDS DIVISION

The Montebello Police Department Records Bureau is responsible for data entry, the maintenance of police files, and assisting the general public. The Records Division plays a vital role in providing service to the community.

In addition to assisting the general public, records personnel assist our sworn personnel with report management, citations and subpoena management.

  • The Records Division has a total of 12 employees (1 Records Supervisor, 9 full time and 3 part time Records Technicians).
  • Hours of Operation: M-F 8am to 5pm, Weekends 8am to 1pm
  • For questions or assistance, please call (323) 887-1225

911 DISPATCHERS

They're the calm voice in the storm of chaos.

When nightmares become a reality and help is needed immediately, Montebello Police Department Dispatchers are the lifeline to both the community, and the police officers in the field.

24 Hours a day, 7 days a week, men and women wear a headset and speak on the phone and radio, while typing critical information into computer systems. There is no voicemail and there is no such thing as "it can wait." 

"Often Heard, Seldom Seen"

911 DISPATCHERS

They're the calm voice in the storm of chaos.

When nightmares become a reality and help is needed immediately, Montebello Police Department Dispatchers are the lifeline to both the community, and the police officers in the field.

24 Hours a day, 7 days a week, men and women wear a headset and speak on the phone and radio, while typing critical information into computer systems. There is no voicemail and there is no such thing as "it can wait." 

"Often Heard, Seldom Seen"

PROPERTY & EVIDENCE

The Montebello Police Department has two Evidence Technicians on staff. These technicians are responsible for maintaining the collection, documentation and preservation of property and evidence entering the department. Items such as narcotics, sexual assault kits, and fingerprints are prepared by the technician for processing at various crime labs.

Additionally, our technicians respond to major crime scenes and traffic collisions to process the scene for evidence. This includes taking photographs, sketching and taking measurements of the scene, collecting DNA evidence, chemically processing certain types of evidence, casting impressions and dusting for fingerprints.

Montebello Evidence Technicians are also responsible for ensuring lost or found property retained by the department is eventually returned to the rightful owner. If you have property being held at the Montebello Police Department, please call the number below to make an appointment to retrieve your items.

  • Property release hours: Tuesdays and Thursday, 9am to 4:30pm.
  • For questions or assistance, please call (323) 887-1327.