El Monte Police Department

  • Agency: El Monte Police Department
  • Address: 11333 Valley Blvd, El Monte, 91731 CA
  • Chief: Ken Weldon (Chief of Police)
Phone: 626-580-2110
Fax: (626) 580-2196

El Monte Police Department is located at 11333 Valley Blvd, El Monte, 91731 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Ken Weldon. The El Monte Police Department phone number is 626-580-2110.

El Monte Police Department News

EMPD personnel attended the Los Angeles County Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony to honor those that made the ultimate sacrifice while serving others. Our department was able to send an EMPD honor guard to represent our department.

Citizen Academy had the best time at Range Day today. This allows our attendees to experience shooting our firearms and going through a force simulator. This is one of the most exciting parts of the Citizens Academy. We will be starting another class in the summer, so get your application ready and contact the Community Relations Office.

National Police Week is underway and we want to take a moment to remember and honor those who gave all in service as police officers.

This past Saturday, the El Monte Police Department juvenile diversion program visited the Getty Center. The El Monte Union High School District provided a school bus for this field trip. Thank you EMUHSD and Getty Center for facilitating Saturday’s learning experience.

To all of the Mothers out there, Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you to the hard working mothers working today at the El Monte Police Department. As mother’s your work is never done... Enjoy your day!

Our dispatchers received a gift basket from Baldwin Park P.D Dispatch as part of a dispatcher challenge to send a gift basket to another police dispatch center. Today we delivered an EMPD gift basket to Alhambra P.D Dispatch and challenged them to carry on the challenge, which they gladly accepted.

Happy Correctional Officers Week‼️ Thank you to our Custody Officers for the great job you do all year, day in and day out.

We had pasta night today with our police personnel. It is always a good time when we can all share a meal together. Thanks to all who participated in the cooking and eating!

Many of our EMPD personnel were honored at last night's City Recognition meeting. Our dispatchers were recognized and received a Certificate of Appreciation as part of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week. We also had officers receive the Meritorious Conduct Award and additional officers and dispatchers received the Unit Citation Award. Five of our officers were recognized for finishing first in the Run to Remember First Responder Challenge Half Marathon Run. As a kind gesture, the officers donated $2500 of their prize money to the El Monte/S. El Monte Emergency Resources Association. Great job by all.

Our Police Honor Guard opened tonight’s Special Council Meeting.

We are here at the Cinco de Mayo concert at Arceo Park. Great time to listen to music and enjoy a free community event.

EMPD Explorers at Rio Hondo Academy on May 3, 2018.

Tonight our Police Explorers trained at the Rio Hondo Police Academy. They practiced jumping over the 6’ wall and also ran up Nike Hill. If you are 14-17 years old and interested in our explorer program, we meet behind the El Monte Police station on the first and third Thursday of every month at 6 pm. Come join us to build confidence, responsibility, and teamwork.

Today, Cortada School and Potrero School were placed in a brief lockdown due to police activity. Everything was fine at the school. Our kids were really appreciative of seeing our School Resource Officers on campus.

Today the Pink Patch Project kicked off our 2018 campaign. All participating agencies met at the Glendora Police Department to discuss our goals and plans. The Pink Patch Project will be having a booth at the LA County Fair this fall! #pinkpatchproject #elmontepd

El Monte Police Department SWAT training today.

Personnel from Your El Monte Police Department visited LASD personnel, paying respects to the memorial commemorating the sacrifice made by Deputy David March sixteen years ago today . On April 29, 2002 Deputy David March was fatally shot during a traffic stop made on Live Oak West of Longden. The Sheriff’s department honors his sacrifice annually with a 24 hour honor vigil, where officers from surrounding agencies come to pay their respects.

El Monte PD Dispatchers are wearing their jeans today to show their support for victims of sexual violence. #DenimDay2018

Congratulations to our two new full-time employees. Annie Ainsworth is a new dispatcher and Alfredo Viramontes is our new parking control officer. Please welcome them to the El Monte Family.

Come celebrate Earth Day today at Longo Toyota until 2 pm! The city of El Monte, Valley Vista Services and Longo Toyota have partnerd to celebrate Earth Day. We are offering free document shredding, so come on down! Thank you Longo Toyota and Valley Vista Services for your partnership!

Tonight the El Monte Police Citizens' Academy class had an opportunity to hear presentations from our Detective Bureau, Police Explorer/ Cadet programs, and our Air Support Program.

This morning our Officers and Potrero School hosted “Coffee with a Cop” in Service Area 3. The event was well attended and many questions were asked and answered. Thank you Potrero School for hosting this event!

How To Save $163.00 Put your phone down and drive! So far this month (April) EMPD officers have issued 372 tickets for driving while using a cell phone. We are using patrol cops, motorcycle cops and even undercover cops dressed like construction workers to keep El Monte safe. There are still 12 days left in April (National Distracted Driver Month). Don’t get caught using your cell and driving. Put your phone down and drive!

This morning, the El Monte Police Departments, juvenile diversion program: T.O.R.C.H. enjoyed a workout at "Wolfpack" and received a presentation on auto mechanics hosted by Longo Toyota. Thank you Wolfpack and Longo Toyota.