Riverside Police Department

Riverside Police Department
Riverside Police Department

Upcoming and Ongoing Events

Riverside Police Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Riverside Triathlon

The Riverside Police Foundation is hosting its 3rd Annual RIVERSIDE TRIATHLON on October 19, 2014, at Bobby Bonds Sports Complex. This multi-sport event consists of a 5K run, 12-mile bike and finishes with a 150 meter swim.  The police controlled course, which begins at University Avenue then up and back Victoria Avenue, is flat, fast, fun, and safe!    Click for additional information: * Course Route Detour Map * Info English * Info Spanish * Triathlon website *

Riverside Police is Recruiting Dispatchers

The Riverside Police Department is accepting applications for Entry and Lateral level Public Safety Dispatcher through Monday, October 6th.  This recruitment will be used to establish an eligibility list which will be used to fill vacancies, as they occur, in the Communication Division of the Riverside Police Department. Click for more information.

IRS Scam Being Investigated by Department of Treasury

There have been many reports of citizens receiving calls where the caller claims he/she owes back taxes.  The caller attempts to persuade the victim to purchase a “Green Dot” card by providing credit card information over the phone to pay the tax liability.  In many cases, the caller claims to be an IRS Agent and threatens the victim with arrest. The IRS is NOT calling citizens to collect money. 

The Department of Treasury’s Inspector General for Tax Administration Unit is actively investigating these phone fraud cases for the IRS.   The Federal Agents are meeting with each victim to get the details on their case.  All reports need to go directly to the Department of Treasury.

Telephone Reporting Unit to Close on September 12, 2014

Effective 9/12/14, the Telephone Reporting Unit will no longer be available to make non-emergency reports. However, our public counters at 4102 Orange St. and 10540 Magnolia Ave. will be available during regular business hours (8AM-5PM, Monday - Friday). For a list of Front Counter services please click here. If you have an emergency - call 9-1-1.

Another option is our online reporting system that is available 24-hours a day, but is limited to non-emergency property crimes.  Click here to see if your report qualifies for online reporting. For further information on how to report a crime please click here.

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