Crime Prevention & Public Safety Resources

Neighborhood Watch 562-866-9771, extension 2114
Life-Threatening Emergencies 9-1-1
Non-Emergency Calls 562-623-3500
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Los Angeles County Fire Department


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Tax phone scams

According to the Internal Revenue Service, aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a major threat to taxpayers during the 2017 filing season.

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Stalking awareness

Legal definitions of stalking vary from one jurisdiction to another. A good working definition of stalking is a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear. Stalking is serious, often violent, and can escalate over time. Each year, 6.6 million people are stalked in the United States.

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Lakewood public safety resources

Lakewood’s Crime Prevention Office is one of many resources available to assist our community. Residents can contact city and sheriff’s department representatives involved with the crime prevention programs, but those representatives are not the only resource available.

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Preventing neighborhood crime

Preventing neighborhood crime reduces loss of property, assets, and your sense of security. One step in prevention is detection. Learning how to tell when someone is casing your neighborhood can help prevent a burglary or other crime.

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