Message from the Chief
On behalf of the Glendale Police Department, welcome to our city and our website! The men and women of the Glendale Police Department are committed to service and excellence; we will build on our traditions of professionalism, innovation and compassion as we embrace the challenges and opportunities before us. As a result of our professional excellence in the field of law enforcement, our department proudly holds a Gold Standard Accreditation through CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies).
As Chief of Police, I would like to invite you to use our website to familiarize yourself with our department. The web is just one demonstration of how we use technology to advance the agency’s mission. Technology is a vital part of our efforts to enforce the law and keep the public safe.
We also utilize innovative communication tools to connect our department directly with the public through social media. You can view our web pages, submit crime tips, commend an officer, and receive the latest Glendale Police news, including instant Twitter updates, by downloading our smartphone “MyPD” App directly from our website.
If you are interested in learning more about our city and our department, I encourage you to contact us today. Please take a moment to browse through our Police website links for information on crime prevention, volunteering, recruitment and many other areas of community interest.
Welcome to Glendale! We look forward to serving you,
~ Glendale Police Chief Debora Black
The mission of the Glendale Police Department is to protect the lives and property of the people we serve.
We are committed to excellence and professionalism in delivering comprehensive law enforcement services. Our core responsibility is to prevent and reduce crime; we strive to create a community where everyone feels safe in their homes, businesses, schools and neighborhoods.
We will be the model of an innovative, community-oriented police department.
Using current and developing technologies, we are committed to research and innovation. Technology will enhance our highly skilled workforce in the investigation of crime and the analysis of trends.
We will continually strive to develop the skills of our members and to efficiently and effectively manage our resources to deliver the highest level of service to the public.
Members of the Glendale Police Department will continue to form lasting and successful partnerships within the community as well as with law enforcement, government, faith-based and non-profit organizations.
Everything we do, collectively or individually, will be done in accordance with our core values of Excellence, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Dedication, and Compassion.