Cypress Police Department

  • Agency: Cypress Police Department
  • Address: 5275 Orange Ave, Cypress, 90630 CA
  • Chief: Jackie Gomez-Whiteley (Chief of Police)
Phone: 714-229-6600
Fax: 714-229-8957

Cypress Police Department is located at 5275 Orange Ave, Cypress, 90630 CA. The Chief of Police of the department is Jackie Gomez-Whiteley. The Cypress Police Department phone number is 714-229-6600.

Cypress Police Department News

Thank you for making our 2018 Police Department Open House the best yet. We enjoyed having you over to our house! Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Here are a few of the many great photographs from the event.

At approximately 9:45 PM, on May 22nd, Cypress police officers responded to a report of a fight in progress in the 5200 block of Olga Avenue. On arrival, Officers located a male adult suffering from non-life threatening stab wounds. Follow up investigation revealed the incident was a domestic dispute involving known suspects. Two suspects were located and arrested. There are no outstanding suspects and no danger to the community.

At Saturday’s Open House, we were greeted by two outstanding Girl Scouts from Troop 2085 in Norco, Shayanne and Shaylee Christensen. Shayanne was the second highest seller of cookies in the nation this year at 5,800 boxes! She continued to share her cookie enthusiasm by gifting a generous stock of deliciousness to us. Thank you Shayanne and Shaylee!

Long Beach Police Officer Sondra Ledesma is riding in the Police Unity Tour from Somerset, New Jersey to Washington D.C. in honor of Cypress Officer Matt Ward. The ride began today and concludes at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on May 13th. Thank you Officer Ledesma for honoring Officer Ward's memory. Please visit Officer Ledesma's fund raising page.

Please join us in thanking Sergeant Wintersole and Faessel for coordinating two important projects. Sergeant Wintersole coordinated the department's recent upgrade to our in-car mobile audio/video system and Sergeant Faessel coordinated the department's recent upgrade to our records management system and mobile computers in our police vehicles.

Please join us in thanking Wade Stienebaugh for his generous donation of computer and radio equipment. The items will enhance our R.A.C.E.S Team's capabilities to communicate during emergencies. Thanks Wade!

Please join us as we welcome Samantha Ponce back to the Cypress PD family. She served as an Office Assistant in our Criminal Investigations Bureau from 2016 to January of 2018 and now returns as an Investigative Assistant. Welcome Back Sam!

Please take the time to view the video from the recent Every 15 Minutes program conducted at Cypress High School. The video is well done and really sends a message. Great Job Cypress High!

Community Outreach Officer Marquez gave Brownie Girl Scout Troop 5042 a tour of the police department Wednesday afternoon. I think I see some future officers in the group! Thanks for visiting us!

The subject depicted in the photograph is wanted for questioning regarding a theft. If you have any information, please contact our detective bureau at 714-229-6631.

West County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) welcomes 57 new members The recently concluded West County CERT Basic Academy graduated a class of 57. Students representing 13 cities participated in 24 hours of FEMA Emergency Preparedness Training. West County CERT Basic Academy training consists of hands-on Team Building, Fire Safety, Cribbing and Basic First Aid and classroom presentations on Disaster Psychology, Terrorism and ICS (Incident Command System). On the final day of training a mock disaster simulating a multi-car accident in foggy conditions was conducted. The class incorporated the ICS system into the response and rescue, practicing the skills learned over the past two weekends. West County CERT is comprised of six cities - Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, La Palma, Westminster, Cypress and Buena Park. If you are interested in learning more about West County CERT, visit our website at or e-mail The next class will be held in the fall.

On Sunday 4-16-17, at approx. 0041 hrs., officers from the Cypress Police Department were dispatched to the area of Valley View Street and Katella Avenue regarding an injury traffic collision involving multiple vehicles. A passenger of one of the involved vehicles was pronounced deceased at the scene, and there were several other people injured as a result of the traffic collision. After a thorough investigation by the West Orange County Serious Traffic Accident Response (STAR) Team, one of the drivers, Nicholas Linley SanchezMcCormick 8/16/1994, has been charged with CPC 187(a)-Murder. He is currently in custody at the Orange County Jail in lieu of bail which is set at $1,035,000.00.

Cypress Motor Officers are required to maintain their riding skills and are tested monthly on thier ability to maneuver through tight cone patterns simulating vehicles or other obstacles. Here are Officers Pastor and Mount training on the 180 decel pattern which is designed to simulate maneuvering through traffic before making a u-turn to pursue a vehicle.

The North Orange County Public Safety Task Force is looking for volunteers to assist with gathering information on homelessness. Volunteers will work with law enforcement in March and April. If you are interested in assisting, please volunteer at

After meeting with officials from the Whittier PD, it has been determined there was no credible threat made towards Cypress College. The individual involved has been detained for a mental health evaluation and we are working with Cypress College officials to alleviate any concerns.

Cypress Officers Hartman and Mercado participated in the 3rd Annual Chemo Care Comfort Bag Giving Drive. They helped officers from across Orange County Deliver over 150 bags to the Compassionate Cancer Care Center in Fountain Valley.

Please join us in congratulating Sergeant Mark Clemons on his promotion. Sergeant Clemons has been serving as an acting sergeant in the patrol division since July and has served as a detective, field training officer, motor officer and S.W.A.T crisis negotiator during his 19 years with the Cypress Police Department.

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Cypress Police Department. Chaplain Richard Fieger, Officer James Dowdell and Officer Hector Mercado. They were sworn in by Chief Rod Cox last Thursday.

Celebrating P.A.C.E. graduation at Holder Elementary School. Congratulations 6th graders!