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Official site of the Hawthorne Police Department

Chief Robert Fager



Hawthorne Police Department 

12501 Hawthorne Blvd

Hawthorne, CA  90250

(310) 349-2700

Police Lobby Hours

7 am to 7 pm (everyday)

Records and Traffic Windows hours:

8 am to 5 pm (M-F)

Contact Us Directly

Filling out the below form is the best way to get in touch with us.  We know the frustrations of calling and being put on hold or being asked to leave a voicemail.   As in many law enforcement organizations, we are often working out in the community and may not be at our desk when you call.  By sending us your question or concerns below, we can quickly reply and get your questions answered and issues resolved. 

Call 310-675-4444 if you need a police response to your location.  This number is for our Dispatch Center.


Live Chat

We are the only Police Department in the South Bay to offer a live chat feature.  No need to wait around for an answer.  Take a look at the bottom left of any page on the website and you will find the live chat icon. Give it a try!  


  • Dial 911 from any phone for police and/or medical assistance.

Dispatch.  Call the below number for any non-emergency police response:

  • (310) 675-4444

Station Main Line.  Call the below number if you need to reach someone at the Police Department. 

  • (310) 349-2700

Public Information Officer

Lieutenant Yoshida is our Public Information Officer (PIO).  She can be reached here:

(310) 349-2835 or (310) 629-7606

Press Releases


Anonymous Tips

If you have information on any criminal activity that you would like to report but remain anonymous, we encourage you to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at:

  • 800-222-8477. 

You can also use the confidential web tip information system by clicking on the below link:

 Graffiti Removal (24-hr Hotline):

  • (310) 349-1632

Los Angeles County Fire Department

Hawthorne contracts with the Los Angeles County Fire Department for all fire/medical services.  There are three Fire Stations in Hawthorne: 

  • Station 161:   4475 W. El Segundo Blvd., Hawthorne, CA 90250
  • Station 162:  12151 Crenshaw blvd, Hawthorne, CA  90250
  • Station 160:  5323 W. Rosecrans Ave, Hawthorne, CA  90250

Hawthorne City Website

South Bay Regional Public Communications Authority