Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How do I pay for a traffic citation I received from a Whittier Police Officer?

    Instructions can be found on the back of your ticket or you can:

    • Look for your ticket on online at lacourt.org starting about 30 days after you received the ticket.
    • If you do not find your ticket online, contact the Whittier Police Department (WPD) Traffic Bureau at (562) 567-9256.
    • Even if your ticket is not online you must still take care of it.
    • If you already contacted the WPD Traffic Bureau and your ticket is still not online, go the courthouse listed on your ticket. Do this by the due date on your ticket.

    Warning! Even if your ticket is not online, you must still take care of it by the deadline.

  • What are the hours of the public counter at the Whittier Police Department?

    • Monday-Friday: 7:00am-8:00pm
    • Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: 10:00am-5:00pm

  • What is the address and phone number of the Whittier Police Department?

    13200 Penn St.
    Whittier, CA. 90602
    (562) 567-9200

  • How do I pay for a parking ticket?

    Instructions can be found on your ticket or you can:

    • Look for your ticket online at: citationprocessingcenter.com.
    • Penalty may also be sent by mail WITHIN 21 DAYS. Place check or money order made out to:
      • City of Whittier
        Citation Processing Center
        P.O Box 10478
        Newport Beach, CA. 92658
    • To request an Administrative Review write to:
      • City of Whittier
        Citation Processing Center
        P.O Box 10478
        Newport Beach, CA. 92658
    • For more information call Parking Administration at (800) 989-2058.

    Warning! Failure to respond within 21 days will result in a penalty increase and a vehicle registration hold.

  • How can I learn about crime that has occurred in my neighborhood?

    You can learn more about crime in your neighborhood by visiting CrimeReports.com.

    • What is CrimeReports.com? CrimeReports.com is an online mapping and analysis service provided by Motorola Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.
    • CrimeReports.com combines the value of police data with the ease-of-use of Internet-based mapping and an analytics module so that members of the public can view police data in a high-impact map or summary descriptive format. Members of the public may also sign up to receive free email alerts based on user-defined parameters (e.g., geography, crime types, frequency, etc.).
    • What type of Whittier Police Department (WPD) data is used in CrimeReports.com? The CrimeReports.com service utilizes calls-for-service (CFS) data from the WPD CAD system. CAD stands for Computer Aided Dispatch. CAD is a highly specialized application that allows for the coordinated communication, assignment and tracking of Police Department resources in response to citizen and police generated calls-for-service.
    • What specific types of data from CAD are used in CrimeReports.com? Calls-for-service data is utilized for CrimeReports.com, including the following data fields: entry date, entry time, event number, event location, final event type, and final event disposition.
    • How much crime data can I search? Members of the public may query crime data from the 180 days prior to the date that the data is requested through CrimeMapping.com.
    • Does CrimeReports.com have a FAQ site? Yes. FAQ and other related information (e.g., company, partners, legal) can be found on the CrimeReports.com site.


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