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

The following lanes of traffic will be closed until approximately 1:30am (Saturday 4/21/18) in the area of Central Av/Shaefer Av: Eastbound #1 lane of Schaefer Av Southbound #1 lane of Central Av Northbound #1 lane of Central Av City personnel are in the area cleaning the sewer main. Please use caution when driving through the intersection.

Officer Tillman was awarded the WeTip Officer of the Year award at their national conference today. He was recognized for his ongoing efforts to unite law enforcement and community members through the Breaking Barriers United program he co-founded.

K9 Kobra and her handler Officer Rowland were introduced at this week’s City of Chino - Government Council Meeting. Kobra is our first female K9 and just finished going through her first SWAT training this month.

It's time to clean out those medicine cabinets. Bring your unwanted and/or expired medication for safe disposal to Chino PD on Saturday, April 28 from 10am-2pm for the DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. If you can't make it, a drop box is available year-round in the PD lobby for community members to safely dispose of medication.

Dayshift Patrol Officers made personal donations to buy a new bike for 15 year old David, who had his bike stolen. Incycle Bikes in Chino also made a contribution. It made our day to see the smile on his face!

A jury convicted 29-year-old Alberto Chavez of multiple felony counts of sexual abuse involving two children, which took place over an eight-year period in Chino and Perris. Chino PD Detectives began investigating the abuse in 2016. As a result of their tenacity and investigative skills, they were able to arrest Chavez and obtain a full confession. Chavez is scheduled to be sentenced on June 1 and is facing 140 years in state prison. For additional information please refer to the District Attorneys press release:

***Road Closure Notification: Special Event*** Please note the following planned road closures for the annual Kiwanis Club of Chino's Corn Feed Run tomorrow - Saturday, April 14, 2018. The closures will take place from approximately 5:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -Central Avenue (between Riverside Drive/Chino Avenue) -“C” Street (between 6th Street/Central Avenue) -“D” Street (between 6th StreetCentral Avenue) -Chino Avenue (between 6th Street/Central Avenue) Please plan for extra travel time around these locations and drive safe!

We continue to recognize the dedication of our 15 Public Safety Dispatchers (14 full-time and one part-time) as National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week comes to a close. Here's a glimpse into what it means to be a dispatcher at Chino PD: **Our dispatchers work 12-hour shifts, 24/7, 365 days a year **Our dispatchers answer over 24,000-911 calls each year and enter close to 61,000 calls for service. **Our dispatchers manage resources to ensure that the public and officer's safety is maintained. **Our dispatchers ask questions to assist responding officers with their investigations. **Our dispatchers want to know WHERE you are first, so we can send help to you, even if we get disconnected. **Our dispatchers care about the safety of the community they serve. Our dispatchers are also looking for people to join their team! If you are interested in becoming a Public Safety Dispatcher, please visit the City's website for more information on how to apply.

Chaplain George Sasso received the Safety Services Volunteer Award award for his 35 years of volunteer service to the Chino Police Department and the City of Chino at the annual City of Chino Volunteer Recognition Dinner. Thank you Chaplain Sasso for dedication and commitment to the community!

Safety Presentation | Helmet Fitting | Free Bike Registration | Obstacle Course Come join us for the free Bike Rodeo event this Saturday at Rhodes Elementary from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

*** UPDATE *** Southern California Edison expects to have power restored to the area by approximately 5:30am Friday morning. Please expect delays in the area during prime traffic hours. Use caution when crossing the intersection as other drivers may not be aware of the outage. (Original post) There have been reports that the traffic signals are out in all four directions on Schaefer Av/Monte Vista Av. The outage has been reported to signal maintenance. As a reminder, per section 21800 (d) (1) of the California Vehicle Code: 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. Please use caution in the area until the repairs have been completed.

The Chino Police department will be hosting a workshop for new teen drivers on Wednesday, April 18th. Classes fill up quickly so pre-register to reserve your spot. For more information go to

National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week kicks off on Sunday, 4/08/18 and runs until Saturday, 4/14/18. Chino Police Department celebrates the men and women of the Chino Communications Center who process over 154,000 incoming and outgoing calls into the dispatch center. Join us this week as we thank our dispatchers for keeping not only our field responders but also our citizens safe.

Officers from Patrol, Traffic, Admin and Investigations did a citywide maximum enforcement day last Thursday, April 5, in support of Distracted Driver Awareness Month. 116 citations were issued to motorists who were found violating driving laws related to use of personal communication devices. PUT IT DOWN!

Join us at Rhodes Elementary next Saturday, April 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for a Bicycle Rodeo and Safety Presentation. The event will include an obstacle course, bike repair station, helmet fitting, safety presentation and more!

Chino PD is hosting a multi-agency training exercise today at Magnolia Junior High: 13150 Mountain Avenue from approximately 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please be aware that several public safety personnel, vehicles, and equipment will be present during the exercise.

Next week, April 8-14 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Last night a proclamation was presented at the City of Chino - Government Council meeting recognizing our amazing Dispatchers for the vital role they play in public safety. Help us say thank you to those "answering the call."

Our K-9 partners need ongoing integrated training just like our officers. This week members of our SWAT Team participated in SKIDDS (SWAT and K-9 Interacting in Diverse Deployment Scenarios) training.

Chino PD will be hosting a multi-agency training exercise this week Tuesday-Friday (April 3-6) at Magnolia Junior High: 13150 Mountain Avenue from approximately 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please be aware that several public safety personnel, vehicles, and equipment will be present during the exercise.

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month. Chino PD is deploying extra traffic officers with grant-funded resources throughout the month of April in locations with higher numbers of traffic collisions. Violators will be cited with fines set at $162 for first-time offenders. Remember to PUT YOUR PHONE DOWN. JUST DRIVE! #thinkanddrive

****** UPDATE 1PM ****** All lanes of traffic are open. Thank you for your patience. (Original post) Westbound lanes of Pine Ave at Meadowhouse have been temporarily closed as officers are on scene of a traffic accident. Please use caution in the area.

Now accepting applications for the Summer Youth Mentoring Camp. The program is coordinated by School Resource Officers to EDUCATE, EMPOWER AND MENTOR YOUTH. Participants must be entering or enrolled in Junior High within the Chino Valley Unified School District for the 2018-2019 school year. The program will take place at Don Lugo High School and includes classroom instruction, physical fitness training, and an interactive-fun learning environment. Space is limited, apply online:

Yesterday, Chino PD officers participated in Don Lugo's Safe and Sober Prom week. Topics included: importance of wearing seat belts, driving under the influence, and common traffic violations teen drivers make. #THINKandDRIVE

***NOW HIRING*** Public Safety Dispatcher I and II. Get more info and apply online:

We had some visitors today at our Police Museum all the way from the Canary Islands (via Manchester, England). Arthur and Edna loved seeing and learning about our history, especially since Arthur served as an officer in Manchester. Thanks for stopping by!