False Alarm Reduction Program

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

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A security system should receive regular maintenance to make sure all the components are working pro...
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Family Member in Distress Scam

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 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...
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Be a Cool Kid, Courtesy of The Rite Aid Foundation

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

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

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 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...
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Package Theft Prevention

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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...
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Travel Safely this Thanksgiving

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 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...
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Violent Gang Member Convicted

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​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...
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Petty Officer Raul Guerra Comes Home

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

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The Montebello Police Department is happy to announce a new program called the “Safe Exchange Z...
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Enjoy The 4th of July With Safe and Sane Fireworks

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An average of over 18,000 fires are sparked each year in the U.S. by fireworks. Did you know that sp...
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Information Wanted for The Murder of Randall Fletcher

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The Montebello Police Department is seeking information regarding the murder of Randall Fletcher.&nb...
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Click It or Ticket Campaign

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As the unofficial start of summer, the Memorial Day holiday weekend is a busy time for Californians....
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Montebello Police Department's Citizens' Academy

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The Police Department is proud to offer a Citizens' Police Academy to the Montebello community. This...
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Telecommunications Week

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"Between the thin red line and the thin blue line lies the thinnest gold line. This gold line repres...
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Ten Years Ago Hands-Free Driving Became a Law: Challenges Remain

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Montebello CA. – Drivers are using their cell phones less often while driving, 10 years after “hands...
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In an Emergency . . .

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In an emergency, there are several things you should do in order to remain informed. Always monitor ...
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Welcome Our Newest Employees

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On Wednesday, March 14th, Chief Brad Keller, and the Montebello Police Department were excited and p...
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Please Welcome Our Newest Police Chief

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Brad Keller has been appointed as the Montebello Police Department’s eleventh Police Chief since the...
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