Contact the on-duty WATCH COMMANDER for any questions or concerns at (909) 596-1913 extension 2223 or email him/her at email@example.com.
For emergencies or to report a crime or any suspicious incident, dial 911 or call (909) 596-1913 and ask for Dispatch.
Law enforcement is a 24 hour operation, and in order to maintain continuity and coordination of the Department's multitude of activities, a Watch Commander is assigned to each shift. The position is responsible for everything that occurs during a shift including the direct oversight of field personnel and their activities, review and approval of all bookings of arrestees, and coordination of necessary resources during extraordinary circumstances. In addition, the Watch Commander receives and records personnel complaints, and resolves conflicts. The Watch Commander is typically a Lieutenant with tenure and in their absence a Sergeant will fill in.
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City of La Verne Launches Blackboard Connect to Enhance Emergency Preparedness and Communication
La Verne residents can register their contact information and preferences to receive urgent notifications and important updates
City of La Verne has selected Blackboard Connect, a leading mass notification platform, to facilitate important communication and emergency preparedness.
La Verne implemented Blackboard Connect so city officials can stay connected to residents and efficiently provide them with direction in the event of any disaster. Using Blackboard Connect, officials can record and send an unlimited number of personalized voice messages to home phones, businesses, local agencies and mobile phones in just minutes. The service also sends email, text messages (SMS) to mobile phones and posts on Facebook, RSS feeds and Twitter channels. Messages can also be sent to TTY/TDD devices for people who are hearing impaired.
The La Verne Police Department is now a registered contributor to the Nixle community notification service. The web-based service, provided by Nixle LLC, is a geographic-based public notification system available free of charge.
To receive notifications by email and/or text messages go to Nixle.com. Click on the "Sign Up Now" button to begin your registration. You will be asked for your name, address, e-mail address, and cell phone number. The address is required as the basis for receiving email messages and/or cell phone text messages relevant to your neighborhood. Once registered, you will receive occasional e-mail alerts and/or text messages from the La Verne Police Department.
From within your Nixle account, you always have the option to define what notifications you receive.
What is Nixle?
Nixle is a Community Information Service dedicated to helping you stay connected to the information that matters most to you, depending on your physical location. You stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, your local community agencies and organizations, and the important information from other locations throughout the country that are relevant to you. Our service is built on the most secure, reliable, and high-speed distribution platform, ensuring that you receive trusted and immediate, geographically relevant information. Information is immediately available over your cell phone by text message, by email, and over the web. Your account can be customized so you receive the information that matters most to you. Whether it is where you live, work, or have friends or family throughout the country, the information is immediately available to you over your mobile phone, email and computer.
The Los Angeles County VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender's custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the Los Angeles County VINE system is 1-877-VINE 4 LA (1-877-846-3452). The service is also available in TTY by calling 1-866-847-1298. This service is provided to assist Victims of Crime who have a right to know about their offender's custody status and is provided to you by the Los Angeles County's Sheriff's Department and Sheriff Lee Baca.