Chino Police Department

  • Agency: Chino Police Department
  • Address: 5450 Walnut Ave, Chino, 91710 CA
  • Chief: Miles Pruitt (Chief of Police)
Phone: (909) 334-3000
Fax: (909) 334-3245

Chino Police Department is located at 5450 Walnut Ave, Chino, 91710 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Miles Pruitt. The Chino Police Department phone number is (909) 334-3000.

Chino Police Department News

DEA Takeback is TODAY 💊 Bring your unwanted and expired medication to Chino PD from 10am-2pm.

If you have any information related to this robbery, please contact Detective Carrino at 909-334-3005 or

Please contact Det. Jason Larkin with any information regarding John Maldonado. The subject is considered dangerous and should not be approached (18-8718). Det. Larkin can be reached at 909-334-3108 or at

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It’s Teen Driver Safety Week 🚨 Did you know that vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens ages 15 to 18? Practice and teach safe driving: ✔️Don’t drive distracted (phone, food, makeup, etc) ✔️Always buckle up ✔️Don’t drive (or drive with someone) under the influence of alcohol/drugs ✔️Obey traffic laws #THINKANDDRIVE

Bring your unwanted and expired medication to Chino PD this Saturday for proper disposal. Help prevent abuse and misuse!

Did you participate in the @greatshakeout earthquake drill this morning? We did! Remember to be prepared with adequate emergency supplies, a communication and evacuation plan, and secure your space to reduce damage and injury resulting from an earthquake.

* FOUND DOG * English Bulldog found in the area of Liberty Park. No collar, no tags. Please contact the Inland Valley Humane Society for additional information (909-623-9777).

Are you ready for the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills - Drop. Cover. Hold On. Tomorrow 10/18 at 10:18 a.m.

***ROAD CLOSED*** UPDATE - ROAD IS OPEN Eucalyptus Avenue between Euclid and Mountain Avenues is closed while police and city staff work to clear the roadway of trees that have fallen as a result of the wind. As a reminder, please take extra precautions when driving due to the high winds and potential for road hazards. Drive safe!

Suspect Arrested For Child Pornography Yesterday, October 10, 2018, at approximately 7:45 a.m., Detectives served a search warrant in the 12400 block of Fern Avenue in Chino related to an ongoing child pornography investigation. Twenty-five-year-old Lenin Sandoval (pictured) of Chino was subsequently arrested during the search warrant. Over the course of their investigation and through their ongoing proactive efforts, Detectives discovered that Sandoval had downloaded and distributed videos and images containing child pornography, as well as distributed obscene matter to minors, via the internet and social networking sites. Detectives utilize various forms of technology to proactively investigate internet crimes involving children to seek out and arrest those possessing and distributing pornographic files depicting children. Sandoval was booked for penal code 311.1(a) - distribution of child pornography, penal code 311.11(a) – possession of child pornography, and penal code 288.2(a) – distributing harmful matter to a minor. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Franks at (909) 334-3169 or at

UPDATE - 4:50pm The suspect was located hiding in the attic and has been taken into custody. Officers remain on scene as they finalize their investigation. Thank you for your patience. (Original post) Chino police officers are in the area of the 13300-blk of San Marcos after reports of a possible residential burglary. A perimeter has been established and a police drone has been deployed. While we do not believe any suspects are outstanding, please contact the police department if you see or hear anything suspicious in the area. Our dispatch phone number is 909-628-1234. Please expect traffic delays in the area, as some intersections may be temporarily closed.

It's International Walk To School Day! Be safe #walktoschoolday

*TRUCK ROUTE REMINDER* Schaefer Ave between Euclid Ave and Mountain Ave is NOT authorized for commercial vehicles over 10k pounds, CMC 10.44.025.

***UPDATE*** Euclid Ave at Pine Ave is NOW OPEN! ********************************************* *Active* Traffic Collision Investigation Road closed/restricted southbound Euclid Ave at Pine Ave until further notice. Please use alternate routes. #DriveSafe

The California Institution for Men, at 14901 Central Ave., will be testing their escape alarm on Friday, 10/05/18 at noon. This test is conducted on the first Friday of each month.

***UPDATE *** The missing person has been safely located in Highland, CA. Thank you to all who shared, re-posted and kept an eye out for Mr. Goncalves. (Original post) Chino PD is asking for your help in locating a missing 91 year old man, who resides at a senior living facility. Cesar Goncalves is described as a Hispanic male, 5'1" tall, 190 pounds with white hair and brown eyes. He often wears Hawaiian style shirts. If you see someone matching this description, please contact the Chino Police Department Communications Center at 909-628-1234.

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Anyone else excited about taco Tuesday? - Name your favorite taco spot in town. - #chinopolice #cityofchino #tacotuesday #police

Tomorrow - October 3, 2018, FEMA and the FCC are conducting a nation-wide TEST of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA). The test alert will be broadcast through cell phones, radio, and television. The first phase of the test will commence at 11:18 a.m. and the second/last portion will be at 11:20 a.m. Please remember, this is only a test and not an actual emergency.

We told them to smile but only one listened. Someone might have a case of the Monday’s...

Coffee will be on us. Hope to see you there!

Edison crews are working in the area of Benson Ave/Schaefer Ave. The traffic signals are on 4-way flash at the intersection. Please follow the rules of the road (per DMV rule book and California Vehicle Code) which states "a driver approaching an intersection with an official traffic control signal that’s inoperative shall stop, then proceed with caution when it’s safe to do so." Thank you for your patience and caution in the area.

Jumping into the weekend like... - Just kidding, we work weekends too! - #chino #chinopolice #cityofchino #friyay #weekendvibes