Crime Prevention

Serving Our Community

Welcome to the Delano Police Department, Crime Prevention Unit’s webpage. Officers of the Delano Police Department make an active effort to reduce the chances of citizens and businesses from becoming victims of crimes. Do not let yourself become a victim. If you see a crime occurring, do not hesitate to call the Delano Police Department.

For emergencies, call 911

The Crime Prevention Unit encourages you to participate in our many crime prevention programs that we offer. Participation in all of these programs is free of charge and will only cost you your time.

Besides our Crime Prevention Programs we also encourage the citizens of Delano to take a tour of our facility, go on a ride-along with one of our outstanding officers, or volunteer at the police station.

If you come by the station we have plenty of free information for you. Our lobby has a pamphlet display with many areas of interest to help you prevent crime. We have literature on just about any crime prevention topic that you are looking for, to include:
  • Personal Safety
  • Identity Theft
  • Citizen Comment Forms
  • Home Security
  • Drug / Alcohol Abuse
Additional Crime Prevention Tips

What Happens After You Report a Crime to Delano Police?

The Delano Police Department works very hard to investigate crimes reported to us. You can be assured that we will investigate all logical investigative leads. We are committed to providing you with the best possible service at all times.

What you can expect from us:
  • Proper reporting of all information given to us
  • Timely completion of police reports
  • Timely investigation of your complaint
  • Correspondence with you regarding the status of your case
  • Follow-up contact with you if additional information is needed
  • Remain available to you to answer your questions
  • Where applicable, assist you in preparing for court, or provide you transportation to court
  • Provide a contact person to act as your advocate when needed
  • Answer any questions you have regarding the incident you reported
  • Explain the prosecutorial process to your irrespective of case status
  • Provide Crime Prevention tips and brochures
Delano and Area Help Agencies Phone Numbers
Delano Police Department (661) 721-3377
Delano Police Department Records (661) 721-3372
Delano Regional Medical Center (661) 725-4800
Delano Regional Medical Center Emergency (661) 725-5252
Delano Ambulance (661) 725-3499
Kern County Fire-West (661) 725-2222
Kern County Fire-East (661) 725-1000
Kern County Coroner (661) 868-0100
Rape Crisis Hotline (760) 375-0745
Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 273-7713
Women's Shelters (760) 375-7525
Aging and Adult Services (661) 868-1000
Kern County Probation (661) 720-5808
Kern County District Attorney (661) 720-5814
Kern County Superior Court (661) 720-5800
Kern County Department of Human Services (661) 721-5134
Delano Animal Control Message (661) 721-3427
Please remember that preventing crime is not only the duty of the Delano Police Department, but also the responsibility of all citizens of Delano.