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28Feb

Coyotes Sightings have increased in Westminster

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

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10Oct

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 »

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3Sep

Addressing Homelessness

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

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1Aug

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.

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22Jun

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 »

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29Apr

Distracted Driving

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

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9May

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 »

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2Jul

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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6Jun

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.

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26Apr

Going Away On Vacation?

Vacation Checks Are Available! Citizen volunteers will perform vacation home checks for citizens of Westminster free of charge while you are away from your home. For more info, click here