FAQ - Coronavirus (COVID-19) What Steps is the City of Montebello Taking?

How is the City preparing to handle the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?City Council declared a local emergen...

Adapting to The COVID-19 Coronavirus

The Montebello Police Department is adapting to the challenges caused by COVID-19.  The Mo...

False Alarm Reduction Program

Studies have consistently shown that 98 percent of the alarms to which police respond are false. The...

Security System Maintenance

A security system should receive regular maintenance to make sure all the components are working pro...

Family Member in Distress Scam

 Scammers may pose as relatives or friends. They will call or send a text message urging the victim to wire money immediately. They will say they need the money for an emergency; such as getting out of jail, or that they were involved in an accident or even that they are being held for ransom in a foreign country.The caller will then requ...

Be a Cool Kid, Courtesy of The Rite Aid Foundation

 The Montebello Police Department has partnered up with the Rite Aid Foundation to bring the community the "Cool Kid" program. This program  was developed by The Rite Aid Foundation to provide law enforcement with Thrifty Ice Cream coupons for children in the community who have been recognized for being a "Cool Kid." The coupons...

Social Security Phone Scam, Don't Be a Victim!

You may receive a phone call from a real person or a robocall claiming that your Social Security number has been suspended. The caller will tell you that if you do not call the number provided to fix the problem, you will face the possibility of being arrested. You may also receive a phone call where the caller will tell you that their computer sys...

Montebello Police Department Marks 100 Years of Service with a New Vintage-looking Badge and Shoulder Patches

 The Montebello Police Department was established in 1920, the same year that the City of Montebello California was incorporated. Prior to the establishment of the Montebello Police Department, law enforcement was the responsibility of the town marshal and/or constable. A lawman by the name of Jack Maxwell was the first police officer and...

Package Theft Prevention

Package theft has become an increasingly common crime not just in Montebello, but throughout California. There are a number of delivery options that are available to our residents that can reduce the number of packages stolen. Here are some of your options:Ship your package to a location where someone is there when it arrives. If you are shipping i...

Travel Safely this Thanksgiving

 Traveling for the holidays this Thanksgiving? Be safe. According to AAA, more than 55 million travelers are taking to the roads and skies this Thanksgiving. Leave early, plan ahead for heavy traffic. If you are driving this holiday, make sure your vehicle is in proper working order. Buckle Up! Seat belts save lives; Thanksgiving is NHTSA Buck...

Violent Gang Member Convicted

​On October 27th, 2018, Montebello Police Officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Neil Armstrong regarding an assault that had just occurred. Upon arriving at the location, officers located a female victim who had sustained serious injuries to her head and face. Officers determined the victim had been violently attacked and the assault was re...

Annual Holiday Lunch and Toy Drive Hosted by Chief Brad Keller

The Montebello Police Department is hosting its Annual Holiday Lunch and Toy Drive on December 4th from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Chief Keller is inviting anyone from the community to join him in raising funds for the Montebello Police Department's youth programs and collect toys for the Christmas at the Cannon event. Montebello PAAL organizes...

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is tomorrow and we want everyone to have a safe and fun day. During the evening, there will be extra vehicles and people out on the street. Twice as many kids are hurt or killed on Halloween than any other day of the year. We can all have a great night if we remember some important safety tips. Make sure costumes fit well and are brightly...

National Night Out 2019 - Applications Available

On Tuesday, August 6th starting at 6:00 pm the Montebello Police Department will once again be hosti...

Petty Officer Raul Guerra Comes Home

On October 8, 1967, Petty Officer Raul Guerra was one of five members of the United States Navy who ...

Montebello Police Department's Citizens' Academy

 It’s time once again for the Montebello Police Department’s Citizens' Police Academy. This pro...

Safe Exchange Zone

The Montebello Police Department is happy to announce a new program called the “Safe Exchange Z...

Traffic Bureau Focuses on Commercial Trucking

The Police Department has recently received several complaints of large, commercial vehicles driving...

Three in Custody After Smoke Shop Robbery

On May 14th, 2018 at approximately 2:01 pm, Montebello Police Officers were dispatched to 2112 W. Wh...

Enjoy The 4th of July With Safe and Sane Fireworks

An average of over 18,000 fires are sparked each year in the U.S. by fireworks. Did you know that sp...