Police Department
Police Department
Police Department

Police Department

In case of Emergency Call 911 or Police Dispatch at (626) 355-1414.

To ensure community safety, and to deliver the highest quality service
through our dedication, teamwork, and partnerships.
To become the model for 21st century small town policing.
Integrity, Innovation, Dedication, Compassion.
Serving Those We Protect.

For nearly 100 years, the men and women of the Sierra Madre Police Department have been committed to ensuring a safe environment for those who live, visit and work in Sierra Madre. Thanks to a partnership between the Police Department and the community, Sierra Madre has one of the lowest crime rates in California.

The Sierra Madre Police Department has 22 full-time members including the Chief of Police, a police captain, 4 sergeants, 2 corporals, 1 detective, 1 traffic officer, and 7 police officers, along with 4 non-sworn desk officer-dispatchers and 1 non-sworn code compliance officer. The Department also has several part-time employees and volunteers who contribute to maintaining a safe community.

We invite you to explore the information provided here to learn more about how the Sierra Madre Police Department works to keep the community safe.

CrimeReports is an online service that has weekly information updated by the Sierra Madre Police Department. CrimeReports adds data received from public safety departments throughout the nation. Options include: searching by type of crime, date, location and distance; printing reports and delivering crime alerts to your email or social networking website.

SMPD is searching for the rightful owners of recovered stolen property.

SMPD Case# 140071 - 126 items

SMPD Case# 130652 - 606 items

To whom it may concern:

The Sierra Madre Police Department is searching for the rightful owners of recovered stolen property.

The Sierra Madre Police Department recently arrested a suspect for residential burglary. The suspect entered unlocked residences and vehicles to steal property. The department has recovered several items of property believed to be stolen. In an effort to determine the legitimate owner of the property, the recovered items will be on display on the police department’s web site.

You can to go to the following link http://cityofsierramadre.com/departments/police-department to view photos of the property under the file named SMPD case # 130652 and/or SMPD case # 140071. The link will be available for viewing between April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014.

If you have been a victim of burglary during the past year, please look through the listed photographs and identify property by the image number. Once you have identified property you believe may belong to you please call to arrange an appointment with the Sierra Madre Police Department Detective Bureau. You must provide a police report and/or proof that the items you have selected belongs to you. The proof can be in the form of a photograph depicting you wearing the item, a serial number, or a receipt clearly describing the property.

Upon receiving the proof ownership, a detective will present it to the court and a judge will make the final determination if the item will be released to you.

Just a reminder an item that you may have selected will not be returned to you at the time of your appointment. You will receive notification at a later date to pick up the item.

Thank you for your assistance.

Larry Giannone
Chief of Police

Detective Henry Amos, ID/130
Crimes Against Persons & Property