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No Illegal Fireworks

Please report illegal fireworks discharge to the WPD at (714) 542-3212. Illegal fireworks use will result in a $1000 fine! Learn More »

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Coyotes Sightings have increased in Westminster

Increased Coyote sightings and attacks on domestic animals. Tips to keep your pets and neighborhood safe. Learn More »


Hiring Bonus for Lateral Officers

The City Of Westminster now offers a $10,000, one time signing bonus for qualified lateral officers to join our team. Learn More »


Addressing Homelessness

The Westminster Police Department recognizes there is a fine line between homelessness as a social issue versus a criminal issue. Learn More »


WPD Receives Community Policing Award

WPD was honored to receive the Community Policing Award from local non-profit, Crime Survivors Inc. This award was presented to our patrol division for their tireless effort in community policing and problem solving for 2014.


Drive Safe

The 4th of July is a day for celebration. Don't ruin your holiday. Stay safe and do not drive drunk or distracted. Cops will see you before you see them. Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Learn More »


Distracted Driving

Please watch this Public Service Announcement on distracted driving presented by Commander Bill Collins. Remember, one call could wreck it all. Video


Coyotes in Westminster

Coyotes are found in ALL areas of Orange County. Contrary to popular belief, these animals do not require open space or “wild areas” to survive. Click here for additional information. Learn More »


Police Department Lobby Hours

Beginning Friday, January 2, 2015 the Westminster Police Department will have new lobby hours of operation. The new hours will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed weekends and holidays. Learn More »

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Edison Scam

There is a current scam targeting businesses. Suspects call the business and pose as Edison employees demanding payment of an overdue utility bill. See Press Release for futher details.