LAPD Pacific Area – Launches Mobile Application to Enhance Community Safety

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The Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Division has developed an exciting new safety and directory mobile application to equip its commuities.

The Los Angeles Police Department's Pacific Division has has taken a giant step in community policing by creating a mobile application to enhance the safety of the people they serve.

Everyday people ask Police Officers for safety tips. Others request direct phone numbers they can call to file a police report or to obtain a copy of a police report that they have previously filed. Many do not know what phone number to call to give anonymous tips, while others simply wish to know what crime trends are occurring in their community so they can take the necessary precautions to avoid becoming victimized.

"LAPD Pacific Safety & Directory App" was released on Google Android August 26, 2014 and just days ago on Apple ITunes.

You can download the app for free on your Smartphone at: Afterwards, use its easy "FAQ's" navigation menu to:

  • Find out how to file/obtain a copy of a police report
  • Obtain a list of all pertinent phone numbers
  • Find our current crime trends in your community
  • Learn how to join/start a Neighborhood Watch
  • Find out what phone number to call or text to make an anonymous tip
  • Learn how and where to file a restraining order
  • Sign up your children for free LAPD leadership programs and more.

The application "Community Safety & Directory App" was created and designed by Los Angeles Police Officer III Tony Newsom who is also the developer of the recently released LAPD Cadet Program App.

The “LAPD Pacific Safety & Directory App” was built under the leadership of Captain Brian P. Johnson, Commanding Officer, LAPD Pacific Area and Captain Nicole Alberca, Patrol Commanding Officer, LAPD Pacific Division.

You can download the App for free on your Smartphone by visiting:

For more information concerning this application, please email: Officer Tony Newsom, LAPD, Pacific Area at: 26986(at)lapd.lacity(dot)org

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