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In response to the current state of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic, Governor Gavin Newsom and other health officials have made a request to limit social gatherings and pleaded for those 65 and older to isolate themselves. These recommendations were proposed to promote social distancing to limit the spread of the virus. In response, The City of Fullerton along with the Fullerton Police Department has adopted some temporary changes. These changes are to adhere to the recommendations set forth by Governor Newsom and to promote the health and safety of our community. Effective immediately large and small public gatherings have either been canceled or postponed. The following events are postponed:

  • All Ride Alongs

  • Any scheduled department tours

  • All Livescan and ink print Appointments

  • All events to be hosted at FPD

  • All Community Engagement Events Including: Citizens Academy, Pizza with the Police, Coffee with a Cop

**These events will be re-evaluated for potential reschedule every 30 days**

The Fullerton Jail remains operational however, public visits to our jail have been suspended. For traffic related matters the Fullerton Police Department reminds motorists to exchange information for minor traffic collisions. During this time the Fullerton Police Department is exercising relaxed enforcement on street sweeping.

The front desk of the department will be closed to the public, however customers can call the front desk at (714)738-6716 for matters that can be handled over the phone. Such matters include but are not limited to burglary reports, vandalism reports, child custody reports, delayed traffic reports, etc. Please note that vehicle releases will be done by appointment only in order to promote appropriate social distancing. All registrant and fingerprinting will be suspended. For those who respond to the police department please use the Red Phones outside the glass doors to contact our Communication Center.

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