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Field Services

The Field Services plans and coordinates the field patrol officers. Supervise the field division, plan, direct, organize and supervise departmental activities involving operations of the Field Patrol functions and activities. These also include the planning, training, selection of Patrol special assignments which include K-9, SWAT, Traffic Division, Mounted Unit, and media relations as they pertain to the patrol officer or first responding officer. 
The Field Services also coordinates police activities with other City departments and divisions, and with outside agencies. Supervise Department activities in deployment and management of personnel. The duties will also include crime prevention and review of project assignments with conformance to City, state and federal laws.
Field Services consists of the following units:  
The Air Support Unit provides aerial protection for the ground officers and citizens of the community.
The Canine Unit utilizes police service dogs to assist the Patrol and Detective Bureaus.
The Court Officer is responsible for preparing and assisting the detectives with criminal cases for presentation to the District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.
The Detective Bureau is responsible for some of the most serious part I crimes in the FBI's list of crimes.
This program was implemented to bring together the community and the City departments to make the City of El Monte a better and safe city.
The Mounted Patrol officers and their equine partners participate in crime suppression and traffic enforcement assignments in areas of congested or heavy traffic.
The Parking Enforcement Unit patrols assigned areas on foot or in a vehicle to enforce parking regulations.
The Patrol Unit handles a variety of radio calls including emergency in progress radio calls to quality of life issues.
The primary function of the Special investigations Team (SIT) is the investigation of narcotic and vice crimes.  


The SWAT Team provides protection to the El Monte public by responding to unforeseen and potentially violent incidents within the City.
The Traffic Safety Unit is committed to the safe movement of vehicles and pedestrians within the City of El Monte.


General Information

11333 Valley Blvd
El Monte, CA 91731
Phone:  (626) 580-2101
Fax:      (626) 454-3220
Office Hours:  
Monday through Thursday      
7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays