602 (n) Trespassing Program
The 602 (n) Trespassing Program is in response to the problem of trespassers who congregate in and around houses and apartment buildings, sell and use drugs, and intimidate law-abiding tenants with fear and violence. The Inglewood Police Department, in conjunction with the property owners, implemented procedures for making arrests for trespassing under section 602 (n) of the Penal Code.
Through media resources and advertisements, inform the Inglewood community about the dangers of indiscriminate firing of weapons during New Year's Eve and July 4th celebrations. In an effort to curb this ritual of random gunfire from celebrations, the Inglewood Police Department requests involvement from the community.
Business Watch is similar to Neighborhood Watch, encourages business merchants to organize and look after one another and actively participate in crime prevention strategies.
Community Police Academy
Community Police Academy started in 1993, is a 10-week program designed to familiarize Inglewood residents and merchants with the inner workings of the Police Department. Many of the graduates go on to be volunteers for the Police Department.
Citizen Police Volunteer Program
Recruits Inglewood residents, especially from the Citizen Police Academy, to perform non-hazardous duties within the Police Department and assist with various programs.
Explorer Post Program (Post 651)
Recruits boys and girls between 14 and 17 years of age. The Explorer Academy is a 10-week curriculum that promotes good citizenship and interest in a law enforcement career. The Explorer Program is coordinated by Explorer Advisors and the Commanding Officer, Community Affairs Section, Lt. Jacqueline Layne. For More information, visit the Youth Program Page.
Inglewood Rental Property Owners Association Program
The Inglewood Rental Property Owners Association Program started in 1992, assists rental property owners with reduction of crime on rental property in Inglewood. City and police resources are organized to reduce crimes, such as drug dealing and gang activities, in rental property housing. The Association's office hours are Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 1 P.M., at the Beat 4 Police Community Center. For more information, call the office at 310-330-5346.
Inglewood Police Activities League (IPAL)
The Inglewood Police Activities League (IPAL) is a non-profit corporation that builds partnerships between youth, police and the community through recreational, athletic and educational programs that recruits boys and girls between 12 and 14 years of age. The IPAL Academy is a 10-week curriculum that promotes character building activities under the guidance and constructive influence of law enforcement officers and other adult role models.
Kidsafe is a program providing parents with standardized personal safety documents (fingerprint cards, a photo, a medical profile) for their children. The purpose of the program is to educate families about child safety and provide a tool in helping to recover a missing child.
Neighborhood Watch (Block Clubs)
Neighborhood Watch (Block Clubs) is the primary component of crime prevention strategies. Neighbors are encouraged to organize and to look after one another. Block clubs are formed as a mechanism which permits residents to actively participate in safeguarding their neighborhoods.
The Police Cadets program recruits youths between ages 18 and 23 for a 20-hour week while attending college and an interest in law enforcement career.
Police Chaplain Volunteer Program
Police Chaplain Volunteer Program recruits Inglewood ministers of all faiths to work with law enforcement and the community as trained professionals to assist in times of loss, depression, grief and crisis situations.