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Crime Prevention


 

 

"Serving Our Community"

Crime Prevention

  Welcome to the Delano Police Department, Crime Prevention Unit’s webpage.  Officers of the Delano Police Department make an active effort to reduce the chances of citizens and businesses from becoming victims of crimes.  Do not let yourself become a victim.  If you see a crime occurring, do not hesitate to call the Delano Police Department.

 

FOR EMERGENCIES, CALL 9-1-1.

 

     The Crime Prevention Unit encourages you to participate in our many crime prevention programs that we offer.  Participation in all of these programs is free of charge and will only cost you your time.

Effective January 1, 2012
Booster Seat Law

EVENTS

National Night Out
August 2, 2011
Cesar Chavez Park
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
More information


 

The Delano Police Department offers:National Crime Prevention Council

 

·                     Neighborhood Watch

·                     Operation Identification 

·                     Combat Auto Theft

·                     Child Fingerprinting

 

     Besides our Crime Prevention Programs we also encourage the citizens of Delano to take a tour of our facility, go on a ride-along with one of our outstanding officers, or volunteer at the police station.

 

     If you come by the station we have plenty of free information for you.  Our lobby has a pamphlet display with many areas of interest to help you prevent crime.  We have literature on just about any crime prevention topic that you are looking for, to include:

 

·         Personal Safety

·         Identity Theft

·         Citizen Comment Forms

·         Home Security

·         Drug/Alcohol Abuse


Additional Crime Prevention Tips
 

What Happens After You Report a Crime to Delano Police?

     The Delano Police Department works very hard to investigate crimes reported to us.  You can be assured that we will investigate all logical investigative leads.  We are committed to providing you with the best possible service at all times.

 

What you can expect from us:

·         Proper reporting of all information given to us

·         Timely completion of police reports

·         Timely investigation of your complaint

·         Correspondence with you regarding the status of your case

·         Follow-up contact with you if additional information is needed

·         Remain available to you to answer your questions

·         Where applicable, assist you in preparing for court, or provide you transportation to court

·         Provide a contact person to act as your advocate when needed

·         Answer any questions you have regarding the incident you reported

·         Explain the prosecutorial process to your irrespective of case status

·         Provide Crime Prevention tips and brochures

 

Delano and Area Help Agencies

Delano Police Department

721-3377

Delano Police Department Records

721-3372

Delano Regional Medical Center

725-4800

Delano Regional Medical Center Emergency

725-5252

Delano Ambulance

725-3499

Kern County Fire-West

725-2222

Kern County Fire-East

725-1000

Kern County Coroner

868-0100

Rape Crisis Hotline

760-375-0745

Domestic Violence Hotline

800-273-7713

Women’s Shelters

760-375-7525

Aging and Adult Services

8868-1000

Kern County Probation Department

720-5808

Kern County District Attorney

720-5814

Kern County Superior Court

720-5800

Kern County Department of Human Services

721-5134

Delano Animal Control Message

721-3427


Events of 2009

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Events of 2008

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Events of 2007

Delano City Walk

Please remember that preventing crime is not only the duty of the Delano Police Department, but also the responsibility of all citizens of Delano.

Meet the Staff

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Community Service Officer Aguil

CSO Aguil has been with the Delano Police Department since December of 2006.  He was born and raised in the City of Delano and is a graduate from Delano High School.  CSO Aguil has a degree in Liberal Studies and is currently continuing his college education.  He is also certified in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED), actively participates in Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, is a member of the California Crime Prevention Officers' Association (CCPOA) and the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCCP).  CSO Aguil is a supporter of rescuing animals and has adopted 2 dogs from the Delano Animal Control Shelter.