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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
November 20, 2014  Whittier, CA – The Whittier Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday November 21, 2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits of Whittier between the hours of 7:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Whittier Police Department Teams Up With Salvation Army Whittier Corps
November 12, 2014  The Whittier Police Department will again be teaming up with the Salvation Army Whittier Corps to conduct the annual Christmas Toy Drive.

Barricaded Suspect Arrested
October 27, 2014  Whittier Police Department received a call at approximately 6:18am this morning, regarding a potential home invasion in progress in the 10000 block of Roseton Avenue in Santa Fe Springs. Upon officers’ arrival, they contacted the residents of the property, which stated a male suspect unknown to them came into the house, and they fled the location as a result.

WHITTIER POLICE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GRANT FOR SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT AND CRASH PREVENTION
October 14, 2014 

The Whittier Police Department has been awarded a $208,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Whittier Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education.




Two Local Gang Members Charged With Murder
October 3, 2014  Whittier, CA--The Whittier Police Department has sought charges in the Norwalk Superior Court on the persons responsible for the murder of Jonathon Rojas (34) on August 30, 2014.

Pursuit leads to capture of "Hills Bandit" bank robbery suspect
October 2, 2014  Whittier, CA--On Thursday, October 02, 2014 at approximately 10:15 a.m., a commercial steel business in Santa Fe Springs called the Whittier Police Department to report a possible fraud involving a $12,000 order of steel.

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend
September 18, 2014  Whittier, CA – The Whittier Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday September 19, 2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits of Whittier between the hours of 7:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

9th National Drug Take Back
September 16, 2014  On Saturday September 27, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Whittier Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in four years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to Whittier City Hall located at 13230 Penn St., Whittier, California. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Shooting in Whittier
August 30, 2014 

At 12:11 pm, Whittier Police Officers responded to the 8000 block of Washington Avenue, in the city of Whittier, regarding a subject who had been shot. Upon arrival, the officers located the victim, who was non-responsive. Officers initiated CPR. The victim was transported to USC Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The victim is a male, 34 years of age and is a resident of Whittier. The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.



Fatal Traffic Collision in Whittier
August 30, 2014  On Saturday August 30, 2014, Whittier officers responded to the 12200 block of Beverly Boulevard around 1:05am after receiving calls of a single vehicle traffic collision.

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