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Palmdale Sheriff's Station

(661) 272-2400
750 East Avenue Q, Palmdale, CA 93550

Serving the areas of: Acton, Agua Dulce, Big Pines / Wrightwood, Green Valley, Juniper Hills, Lake Elizabeth, Lake Hughes, Leona Valley, Littlerock, Llano, Palmdale, Pearblossom, Sun Village, Valyermo, Vasquez Rocks.

Palmdale Sheriff's Station

(661) 272-2400
750 East Avenue Q, Palmdale, CA 93550

Serving the areas of: Acton, Agua Dulce, Big Pines / Wrightwood, Green Valley, Juniper Hills, Lake Elizabeth, Lake Hughes, Leona Valley, Littlerock, Llano, Palmdale, Pearblossom, Sun Village, Valyermo, Vasquez Rocks.

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Ronald Shaffer

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Policies Related to Compliance Mandates

The below LASD Policies Have Been Submitted to DOJ & the Federal Monitors for Approval:

  • Unit Order on the station's Community Advisory Committee (Approved 05/03/16).
  • Unit Order on Supplemental Patrol Procedures (Approved 05/03/16).
  • Unit Order on Supplemental Supervisory Responsibilities (Approved 05/03/16).
  • Policy on Limited English Proficiency in the context of searches, bias-free policing, and complaint intake. Related to Settlement Agreement (SA) items 52, 66, and 125 (Revised/Approved 04/08/18).
  • Policy on photography, audio, and videotaping by the public and members of the press, which establishes a prohibition against discouraging members of the public from documenting police activities. Related to SA item 106 (Revised/Approved 11/06/17).
  • Policy on seizure of photographic video or audio evidence from a private citizen or member of the press, related to item above (Revised/Approved 11/06/17).
  • A policy on Housing Non-Discrimination (Approved 02/23/18).
  • Policy on housing authority non-criminal investigations/inspections (FOD), regarding searches, accompaniment on Section 8 compliance checks, and fair housing reporting and analysis. Related to SA items 54, 76, 77, 78, 79, and 80. (This policy was implemented in 2012 subject to a separate lawsuit.) (Revised/Approved 03/14/18).
  • A revised policy on use of force, to address general use of force policy principles, use of force reporting policy, and use of force supervisory investigations. Related to SA items 103, 105, 110, 109, 111a, 111b, 111e, 112a, 112d, 113, 116, 117, 118, and 117 (Submitted to Monitors/DOJ for approval 11/02/17 - Returned for Additional Changes).
  • Policy on constitutional policing, regarding the right of members of the public to receive equal protection of the law, without bias as to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, relation, gender, gender identity, disability, or sexual orientation. Related to SA item 64 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17). Includes the following:
  • Policy on stops, seizures, and searches, which establishes that investigatory stops and detentions shall be initiated and carried out based on the tenets of constitutional policing and bias-free policing, as in above policy. Related to SA items 41, 43, 50, 51, 52, 56, and 64 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on backseat detentions, addressing when and by what rationale backseat detentions can be used and how to handle citizen complaints about such detention. Related to SA items 48 and 49 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on logging public contacts. Related to SA item 44 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on statistical codes for traffic, pedestrian, and bicycle stops. Related to SA item 44 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).
  • Policy on logging field activities. Related to SA item 44 (Revised/Approved 05/15/17).

Additional Information and Links

Main Number – (661) 272-2400

Secretariat – (661) 272-2411

Traffic –  (661) 272-2424

Station Jail – (661) 272-2499

Detective Bureau – (661) 272-2455

Station Evidence – (661) 272-2483

Captain Ronald Shaffer – (661) 272-2540

Community Relations Sergeant: Hector Gutierrez – 661-272-2428

Public Information Deputy – Ronald Sneed – (661) 272-2587

Community Relations Deputies:
David Ibanez – (661) 272-2604
Joseph Curiel – (661) 272-2588

Partners Against Crime – (PAC) (661) 272-2435

LASD Explorers Deputy – David Ibanez – (661) 272-2604

Narcotics – (661) 272-2564

Operation Safe Streets – (OSS) (661) 272-2498

In 1992, the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station began as a neighborhood sub-station of the Antelope Valley Sheriff’s Station in a 5,500-square-foot storefront office on the corner of 10th Street East and Palmdale Boulevard. In 1998, the facility was enlarged to 13,500-square-feet and became its own station, no longer under the command of Antelope Valley Sheriff’s Station. Although it obtained full station status, the Palmdale facility lacked several key features needed for operating efficiently including a jail, secure parking, gas pumps, and a heliport. Space at the station was so limited that staff members had to turn sideways to pass each other in the hallways.

In May 2004, construction began on a new station to service the city of Palmdale and the surrounding unincorporated areas. Construction was completed, and the new Palmdale Sheriff’s Station opened its doors on June 12, 2006. The state-of-the-art facility encompasses a 47,000-square-foot main building; a 7,800-square-foot jail; and an 8,399-square-foot motor pool and storage building. The station is located on 11.5 acres at the corner of Sierra Highway and Avenue Q in the City of Palmdale.

The new Palmdale Sheriff’s Station provides an approachable facade and practical floor plan that ensures maximum efficiency and a user-friendly environment for Department personnel and the public alike. The station will accommodate the continued growth and expansion of the community which it proudly serves for years to come.


For Non-Emergent Police Services – Call the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station at (661) 272-2400

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City of Palmdale http://www.cityofpalmdale.org/ Main Number: (661) 267-5115

Graffiti Hotline: (661) 94-PRIDE (661) 947-7433

Parking Enforcement: (661) 267-5436

Neighborhood Compliance: (661) 267-5234

Neighborhood Watch: (661) 267-5170

Los Angeles County Directory of Services and Information https://www.lacounty.gov/information-services-directory

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