The Wilderness  Park will be closed Monday, June 1, through Wednesday, June 3 for fire road maintenance. This annual maintenance requirement will be conducted by the LA County Fire Department. The CHWP will reopen on Thursday, June 4. 

Inquiries & Information

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ALPR Usage and Privacy Policy

 ALPR Usage & Privacy Policy    

On October 6, 2015 the California State Legislator enacted SB-34. SB-34 requires that all police departments that utilize Automated License Plate Readers (ALPR) post their ALPR Usage and Privacy Policy. To read more follow the link below. 

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CCW Information

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On June 12, 2016, the Claremont Police Department entered into an agreement with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for the Sheriff’s Department to process all requests for Carry Concealed Weapon (CCW) permits made by Claremont residents.  This includes the renewal of CCW permits and amendments to CCW permits.  This agreement was made pursuant to California Penal Code section 26155. 

The Claremont Police Department will continue to process applications for Claremont Reserve Police Officers and Claremont retired Police Officers.  If you are a Claremont resident and would like to apply for a CCW permit with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, please click on the link below for more information:

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Employment Opportunities


The City of Claremont is committed to recruiting and retaining a highly qualified and diversified work force. It is the City's goal that people of all races, genders, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or veteran's status, or association with individuals with these characteristics have access to employment opportunities with the City of Claremont. Click the link below for more. 

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Filing Complaints, Commendations & Suggestions

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The Police Department values input from the community and encourages citizens to submit suggestions that will help enhance our services and programs.  Additionally of value are commendations, or complaints against the department's police officers, dispatchers, other department employees, or procedures.  

With community feedback, we can protect citizens from actual misconduct by an employee, protect the department and employees who conduct themselves appropriately, and identify policies and procedures that may need review or change. Click the link below for more.

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Information Pamphlets

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The Los Angeles District Attorney has created a number of informational pamphlets that covers topics such as: Sexual Assault, Elder Abuse, Hate Crimes, Domestic Violence and much more. Click the link below to access these pamphlets and more.

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Police Patch Policy


Although the Claremont Police Department receives numerous requests for Claremont PD shoulder patches from the public, collectors, other law enforcement personnel, and hobbyists from all over the world, the department adheres to the policy:

Patch Release Policy

Due to security considerations, especially in light of the events of September 11, 2001, and subsequent concerns, the Claremont Police Department does not provide patches.

In 2017, Claremont joined the Pink Patch Project to raise funds to further research, treatment, and care of those who are and have battled cancer.  Commemorative Pink Claremont patches may be purchased for $10.



Police Services Fee


The Claremont City Council authorized the collection of fees from users of certain non-essential police services that are not directly related with the protection of life and property. The fees are designed to provide cost recovery for these non-emergency services. Click the link below for more. 

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Ride-Along Policy


The Ride-Along Program provides an opportunity for citizens to get a better understanding of an officer’s duties and the services they provide to the community and provides for an opportunity to open up the lines of communication within the community. This policy provides the requirements, approval process and hours of operation for the Ride-Along Program. Click the link below for more.  

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