tel. (818) 898-1200      117 Macneil Street, San Fernando, CA 91340
Chief VairoPOLICE CHIEF’S MESSAGE
 

Welcome to the San Fernando Police Department’s webpage. Our motto is “Serving with Honor and Integrity” and we feel that it’s not only our duty to protect our citizens, but to educate them as well. Use the below links to access a wealth of information, from neighborhood watch/area lead officers to the latest in local law enforcement news. You can also search our resource library/other helpful links (below) for crime victim assistance, sex offender information, and much more.

In San Fernando, we have a long history of providing a high level of police services to the members of our community. I believe if residents, business owners, and visitors feel safe from violence and crime, a community will thrive. The San Fernando Police Department has been effective by working in partnership with residents, businesses, schools, religious organizations, neighborhoods, and other City services. We fully embrace the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing, in which the San Fernando Police Department and the community work together to solve problems regarding crime, fear of crime, and quality of life issues.

The San Fernando Police Department recognizes and values the diverse and unique contributions made by every member of our community and we will always have the highest commitment to provide you with the most professional and dependable police services possible.

CONTACT US

POLICE FACILITY | Police Department
910 First Street, San Fernando, CA 91340
Anthony Vairo, Chief of Police
(818) 898-1267 | COP@sfcity.org
RECORDS BUREAU HOURS
Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 5:30 pm
DETECTIVE BUREAU HOURS
Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 5 pm

The San Fernando Police Department is always looking for qualified and motivated individuals to become Police Officers.

Currently, only Lateral Entry and Pre-Service Trained positions are available.

LATERAL ENTRY: Applicants must be currently employed as a full-time sworn paid Police Officer in the State of California with a Municipal, County or State law enforcement agency and have passed that department's probation period. Applicant shall possess a California POST basic certificate.

PRE-SERVICE TRAINED: In addition to the minimum qualifications included in the job bulletin, applicant must be enrolled at the time of application, or have successfully completed within the twelve month period immediately prior to date of application, a POST approved police officer training academy program; and have not served as a sworn police officer for a law enforcement agency. A reserve police officer training academy is not acceptable. Successful completion of the academy is required prior to appointment.

CLICK HERE to view the current job bulletin and to download a City Employment Application.

 

Interested in putting yourself through the academy to become pre-service certified?

CLICK HERE to be redirected to the Rio Hondo Police Academy website for more information.

 Anonymous Crime Tips (ACT) (818) 831-5002 | English, Spanish, Korean, Armenian
 Automatic License Plate Reader Policy CLICK HERE to View the Current Policy
 Crime Maps CLICK HERE to View Crime Maps in San Fernando
 Earthquake Safety Guide  http://www.areavibes.com/library/earthquake-safety-guide/
 Elder and Dependent Hotline  (877) 477-3646 
 Los Angeles County Sheriff's Inmate Locator  http://app4.lasd.org
 National Domestic Violence Hotline  (800) 799-7233 
 National Suicide Prevention Hotline  (800) 273-8255 
 Police Blotter CLICK HERE to View the Police Blotter
 Restraining Orders  Chatsworth Court House | 9425 Penfield Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91331
 Monday through Thursday | 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 p to 4:30 pm
 Friday | 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
 Sign up for Public Safety Alerts  http://local.nixle.com/san-fernando-police-department/
 Valley Family Center  (818) 365-8588 | www.ValleyFamilyCenter.org
 Victims Assistance Program  (800) 380-3811 | www.vcgb.ca.gov/victims 
 Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE)  (877) 411-5588 | www.vinelink.com

COMMAND STAFF

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Anthony Vairo Chief of Police (818) 898-1250 AVairo@sfcity.org
Nichole Hanchett Police Lieutenant - Patrol Commander (818) 898-1258 NHanchett@sfcity.org
Christian Colelli Police Lieutenant - Detective Commander (818) 898-1255 CColelli@sfcity.org

DETECTIVE DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Jorge Cervantes Police Officer - Detective (818) 898-1286 JCervantes@sfcity.org
Evelyn Diaz Police Officer - Detective (818) 898-1260 EDiaz@sfcity.org
Robert Gallegos Police Officer - Detective (818) 898-1261 RGallegos@sfcity.org

PATROL DIVISION

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Peter Aguirre Police Sergeant (818) 898-1284 PAguirre@sfcity.org
Courtney James Chiasson Police Sergeant (818) 898-1284 CJChiasson@sfcity.org
Brian Woodward Police Sergeant (818) 898-1284 BWoodward@sfcity.org
Paul Ventimiglia Police Sergeant (818) 898-1284 PVentimiglia@sfcity.org
Hector Torres Police Officer - Parking Enforcement Disputes (818) 898-1282 HTorres@sfcity.org

SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION & NEIGHBORHOOD/BUSINESS WATCH

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Irwin Rosenberg Sergeant (818) 898-1254 IRosenberg@sfcity.org

CIVILIAN STAFF

NAME TITLE PHONE EMAIL
Sylvia Ortega Records Supervisor/System Administrator  (818) 898-1281 SOrtega@sfcity.org
Elena Gonzalez Police Office Specialist  (818) 898-1250 EGonzalez@sfcity.org
Connie Negrete  Records Specialist  (818) 898-1280 CNegrete@sfcity.org
Chris Rios  Property Control Officer  (818) 898-1277 CRios@sfcity.org
Danette Guzman  Police Desk Officer  (818) 898-1267 DGuzman@sfcity.org
Manuel Lizarraga  Police Desk Officer  (818) 898-1267 MLizarraga@sfcity.org
Mario Mariscal  Police Desk Officer (818) 898-1267 MMariscal@sfcity.org
Marlene Martinez  Police Desk Officer (818) 898-1267 MMartinez@sfcity.org
Jessica Ramirez Police Desk Officer (818) 898-1267 JRamirez@sfcity.org
Genesis Rueda Police Desk Officer (818) 898-1267 GRueda@sfcity.org
Javier Ruvalcaba Police Desk Officer (818) 898-1267 JRuvalcaba@sfcity.org
James Vanicek Police Desk Officer (818) 898-1267 JVanicek@sfcity.org
Anthony Belden Community Service Officer (p-t) (818) 898-1267 ABelden@sfcity.org
Kathy Cabrera Community Service Officer (p-t) (818) 898-1267 KCabrera@sfcity.org
Elizabeth Padilla Community Service Officer (p-t) (818) 898-1267 EPadilla@sfcity.org
Amanda Alvarez Junior Cadet (p-t) (818) 898-1279 AAlvarez@sfcity.org
Alberto Barragan Junior Cadet (p-t) (818) 898-1279 ABarragan@sfcity.org
Christopher Rodriguez Junior Cadet (p-t) (818) 898-1279 CRodriguez@sfcity.org

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