News/Updates/Press Releases

Stay Safe on the Roads This Thanksgiving
11/15/2017
As millions of travelers flood the roads this Thanksgiving, Chino PD is partnering with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and law enforcement across the state to share an important life saving reminder: Buckle Up–Every Trip. Every Time.
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Chino PD Conducts Alcohol Enforcement Operations
10/24/2017
During the month of September 2017, Police investigators and the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) conducted several alcohol enforcement operations at ABC licensed establishments within the city of Chino jurisdiction.
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Chino PD Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs October 28
10/20/2017
On Saturday, October 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Chino PD and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to help prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
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What Your Teen Driver Needs to Know to Survive
10/13/2017
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers, ahead of all other types of injury, disease or violence. To shed light on this epidemic and reduce the number of lives lost, the Chino Police Department wants to draw public attention to National Teen driver Safety Week, Oct. 15-21.
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Chino PD Officers to Participate in Annual Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics
10/12/2017
Chino PD Officers to Participate in Annual Tip-A-Cop Fundraiser to Benefit Special Olympics
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Fatal Traffic Collision
10/09/2017
On Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, at approximately 6:49 p.m. officers of the Chino Police Department responded to an injury traffic collision at the intersection of Central Avenue and Francis Avenue.
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The Great ShakeOut
09/28/2017
The City of Chino will, “Drop, Cover and Hold On” for the annual Great ShakeOut drill taking place Thursday, Oct. 19, at 10:19 a.m. All city buildings and employees will join millions across the world participating in the drill.
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Invasive Mosquito Alert: Aedes aegypti Detected in Chino
09/20/2017
Please see below message from the West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District:
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Chino PD Plans Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations
09/15/2017
Chino PD will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations Sept. 22 with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians. Routine traffic patrols will focus efforts in trouble spots while special targeted patrols will also be deployed to crackdown on drivers and pedestrians who violate traffic laws meant to protect all roadway users.
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Chino Day at the Fair
09/14/2017
CHINO, Calif. – Plan to celebrate Chino during Chino Day at the L.A. County Fair, taking place Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The fun-filled event will celebrate the City of Chino, its residents, businesses, community groups, and civic organizations.
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Chino PD Receives Grant to Combat Alcohol Related Crime
09/07/2017
Chino PD has been awarded a $29,000 grant from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to address alcohol related crime. The grant was one of several awarded to various California law enforcement agencies through ABC’s Grant Assistance Program (GAP).
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Stop Impaired Driving
09/02/2017
This time of year is a chance to close down summer with that last long ride. This year, Chino PD is partnering with police, sheriff and CHP across the state to stop impaired motorcyclists and drivers to help save lives through the high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Ride Sober or Get Pulled Over.
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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for Saturday, August 19th, 2017
08/10/2017
The Chino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on August 19, 2017 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
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Chino Police Arrest 37 in Illegal Street Racing
07/31/2017
On Sunday, July 30, the Chino Police Department’s Traffic Unit became aware of Illegal Street racing in the area of Bickmore and Mountain Avenues. Officers conducted surveillance in the area and observed numerous vehicles illegally racing, as well as committing other reckless and dangerous acts.
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Chino PD to Discuss Use of Automated License Plate Recognition Readers
07/27/2017
On Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 at 6 p.m. the Chino Police Department will host a community meeting to discuss the implementation of Automated License Plate Recognition Readers (ALPR’s). The ALPR’s will be strategically located throughout the city.
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DUI Checkpoint Nets Four Arrests
07/20/2017
The Chino PD Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, July 14, at 11900 Central Avenue between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
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Chino Police Department Address Change
07/13/2017
Effective immediately, the Chino Police Department’s official street address has changed from 5450 Walnut Avenue to 5450 Guardian Way.
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Independence Day Celebration Nets 64 Citations
07/07/2017
Chino Police Department, in collaboration with the Chino Valley Fire District issued 64 fireworks citations Tuesday, July 4, between 6 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.
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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for Friday, July 14
07/07/2017
The Chino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on July 14, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
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Firework Season in Chino
06/30/2017
Fireworks are a long standing tradition during the Independence Day celebration in Chino. The City of Chino would like to remind all residents about the City Ordinance regulating the use of fireworks:
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DUI Checkpoint Nets One Arrests
06/29/2017
The Chino PD Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, April 21, at 16700 Euclid Avenue between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
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Seeking Community Hero Nominations
06/21/2017
The City of Chino in partnership with the L.A. County Fair seeks Community Hero nominations. Selections will be held in three categories: youth, adult and senior. Nominations are due by July 1, 2017.
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Chino PD Participating in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
06/01/2017
Personnel from Chino PD and California Institution for Men (CIM) have partnered to accept the “Flame of Hope” Special Olympics torch on Monday, June 5, 2017. The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for the Special Olympics is an annual event supported by Chino PD.
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Information Session on University of La Verne Programs in Chino
05/25/2017
The University of La Verne (ULV) will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, June 13, 6:00-7:00 p.m., at the Carolyn Owens Community Center, 13201 Central Avenue, (Room 207).
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Click It or Ticket Campaign Starts May 22
05/19/2017
As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, Chino PD and the California Office of Traffic Safety is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the national seat belt campaign will take place May 22 through June 4, concurrent with one of the busiest travel and holiday weekends of the year.
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Registration Open for City of Chino Summer Camp
05/18/2017
It’s not just another summer at the City of Chino’s Summer Camp, it’s an adventure. The City of Chino is gearing up to give youth a fun, active, and healthy summer filled with great activities and field trips.
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Chino PD Seeking Witnesses to Fatal Traffic Collision
05/13/2017
Chino PD is seeking witnesses to a fatal traffic collision on Friday, May 12,2017. At approximately 7:36 p.m. officers responded to a traffic collision in the 14500 block of Monte Vista Avenue.
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Chino PD to Launch “Cops and Kids” Program at Elementary Schools
04/13/2017
Chino Police Officers will be making their presence known in a positive way at local elementary school campuses with a new program called “Cops and Kids.”
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DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Friday, April 21
04/12/2017
Chino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, April 21, 2017 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Working Together to Stop Distracting Driving
03/29/2017
April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), Chino Police Department, CHP, local law enforcement, and community partners throughout the state are working together to make the roads safer by highlighting the dangers of being distracted while driving, especially by cell phones.
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Chino Police Implements Digital Radio System
03/23/2017
Chino Police Department is next in line to implement a new digital radio system as part of a countywide project. The enhanced communications system will replace the county of San Bernardino’s existing analog system, providing several improved features and benefits including, but not limited to greater coverage, enhanced interoperability, increased officer safety and improved system reliability.
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Ongoing Investigation into Social Media Threat Leads to new Arrest
03/23/2017
At approximately 3:12 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, a post of a criminal threat against Chino High School was reported to the Chino Police Department. Officers developed probable cause to arrest a 15-year-old male, who was a former student, at his residence in Ontario.
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This St. Patrick’s Day, Plan Before You Party!
03/16/2017
St. Patrick’s Day has become one of the nation’s favorite holidays to celebrate and party. Unfortunately, too many people are taking to the roads after drinking, making the holiday one of our most dangerous.
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Annual Clean up Event
03/15/2017
The city of Chino will host its Annual City- Wide Clean up on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The event will be held at the Public Works Services Center located at 5050 Schaefer Avenue from 8 AM to 2PM. Residents are encouraged to dispose of unwanted materials in a safe and legal manner by attending this annual event.
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DUI Checkpoint Nets Five Arrests
03/13/2017
The Chino PD Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, March 10, at 11600 Central Avenue between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
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Spring Camp Registration is Open
03/08/2017
When school's out, camp is in session. Registration is now open for youth in first through eighth grades. Camp begins on Monday, March 27 through, Friday March 31 from 7a.m. to 6p.m.
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DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for this Friday, March 10
03/07/2017
CHINO, CA – Chino Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, March 10, 2017 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Illegal Firearms and Drugs Seized
03/03/2017
Chino PD Special Enforcement Team (SET) investigators successfully executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1800 block of East Grovecenter St. in the city of West Covina.
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Police Department Annual Awards Ceremony
02/23/2017
Chino Police presented 75 awards to exemplary personnel who dedicated themselves through outstanding service. These individuals were recognized during the 2016 Annual Police Department Awards Ceremony on Thursday, February 16, 2017.
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City Manager Weather Alert
02/15/2017
The National Weather Service has issued a severe storm warning for Southern California. Beginning Friday, we are expecting significant rainfall, strong winds, and dangerous driving conditions through Saturday. City crews are diligently preparing for the next storm. In addition to being fully staffed, we are currently clearing storm debris, and ensuring materials and equipment are staged and available citywide.
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Call the Right Play for Super Bowl LI
02/01/2017
Football fans across the country will tune in to the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 5, and for many the event often includes alcohol. The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and Chino PD are teaming up with law enforcement across the state for a special Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk campaign to urge all football fans to call the right play on Super Bowl weekend and pass the keys to a sober driver before the drinking begins.
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Murder Suspect in Custody
01/28/2017
Suspect in custody, after fatally shooting two victims following a dispute, late Saturday morning, January 28, 2017.
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Chino PD to Discuss Use of Drones at Public Forum
01/26/2017
Chino PD is soliciting feedback and conducting preliminary research into the purchase of camera equipped remote controlled unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly referred to as drones. The Department will be hosting a Public Forum to address privacy issues, discuss draft policy and seek public feedback about the use of UAV’s by law enforcement.
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Message from City Manager
01/21/2017
Beginning Sunday, we are expecting another series of heavy rains through Monday. Chino, along with neighboring cities have not experienced this level of rainfall since 2010. This has resulted in flooding throughout the city.
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DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Friday, January 20
01/11/2017
The Chino PD Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, January 20, 2017 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Identity Theft Bust in Chino
12/29/2016
On December 29, 2016, Chino Police Officers responded to a motel located on the 12000 block of Central Avenue for a report of suspicious subjects, possibly renting a room using a fictitious name.
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DUI Checkpoint Nets Four Arrests
12/21/2016
The Chino PD Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Friday, December 16, at 11900 Central Avenue between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
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Commercial Vehicle Inspections
12/14/2016
Chino Police partnered with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and surrounding agencies to conduct commercial vehicle inspections this morning, December 13, 2016 in the 6300 block of Edison Avenue.
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DUI Checkpoint Scheduled for Friday, December 16
12/13/2016
Chino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday, December 16, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Fatal Traffic Collision
12/11/2016
On December 11, 2016 at 6:20 pm Chino Police Officers responded to a report of a traffic collision between a vehicle and a child in the 12700 block of Oaks Avenue. Upon arrival, officers and paramedics found a 5 year old boy suffering from severe trauma.
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