The Patrol Division has the primary responsibility for safeguarding the community through prevention of crime, suppression of criminal activity, apprehension of offenders, and regulation of traffic, and preliminary investigation of criminal offenses.
- Patrol Shifts
- K-9 Unit
- Dispatch Calls
- Lobby Traffic
- 9-1-1 Operators
- General Telephone Calls
- Community Service Officers (parking enforcement)
- Reserve Police Officers
- Neighborhood Watch/Area Lead Officers
- Special Response Team
910 First Street, San Fernando, CA 91340
(818) 898-1258 | NHanchett@sfcity.org
Monday through Friday | 8 am to 6 pm
Monday through Friday | 8:30 am to 5 pm
Since February 2011, Officer Walter Dominguez has been assigned to the canine unit. In 2017, K9 Loki, who is a three (3) year old Belgian Malinois, dual purpose dog, who is trained for patrol and narcotics detection, joined Officer Dominguez and the San Fernando Police Department canine unit.
The primary initiative of the K9 team is to search for and locate suspects, evidence, narcotics that can be linked to a specific crime.
- Review Qualifications and Applicant Information form; see Forms Section below for the current form.
- Download application from website or pick up from City Hall, Personnel Division; see Forms Section below for the current application form.
- Return completed and signed application to the Police Department.
- Qualified individuals will be invited to the interview process.
- Upon successful completion of the interview process, a background process will be initiated.
Carlos Fandino, Lieutenant
(818) 898-1262 | CRFandino@sfcity.org
Neighborhood Watch and Business Watch also provides the opportunity for members of the community to meet and speak with guest speakers.
Irwin Rosenberg, Sergeant
(818) 898-1254 | IRosenberg@sfcity.org
The mission of the SRT is to provide the Department with the capability to safely resolve high-risk situations. Some examples of these types of situations are:
- Active shooter scenarios
- Hostage situations
- Barricaded suspects
- Suicidal subjects (Armed)
- High risk search warrants/raids
- High risk arrests
- VIP protection details
- Other situations where the likelihood of armed resistance appears great
Christian Colelli, Lieutenant
(818) 898-1255 | CColelli@sfcity.org
Crime Maps are a monthly view of Part 1 crimes that have been reported to the San Fernando Police Department. Part 1 crimes consist of Homicide, Rape, Robbery, Assault, Burglary, Larceny, Arson and Auto Theft.
The San Fernando Police Department Blotter provides residents with information on activity that has occurred in the community. The Blotter data is accumulated from requests for service from the community and offer initiated activity. Sometimes that true nature of the incident differs from what is initially reported. No assumption of criminal guilt or affiliation should be drawn from the content of the information provided.