Illegal Marijuana Dispensary Bust

In early February, the Corona Police Department’s Vice Narcotics Unit began a joint investigation with Code Enforcement into marijuana dispensaries operating illegally in the City of Corona in violation of the City Municipal Code (CMC), state, and federal law.  Several businesses have been identified as illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. The business owners and property owners have been served cease and desist letters by the City Attorney’s Office, and they have been issued administrati...
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Corona Animal Shelter “Pet of the Week”

The City of Corona Animal Shelter is announcing a new program called “Pet of the Week”.  Each week a very special shelter pet will be showcased with a short biography and picture. The “Pet of the Week” will be shared on the City of Corona Police Department’s Facebook and Twitter page. They will also receive a special designation on their dog kennel or cat condo to draw your attention to this very special pet.  Upon adoption, the new family will receive an adoption gift bag filled with ite...
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Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) – Volunteers Needed!

For over 20 years, Trauma Intervention Program volunteers have been working in partnership with Corona’s Emergency Responders and Corona Regional Medical Center providing support to emotionally traumatized citizens immediately after tragedy strikes. TIP Corona is an all-volunteer, non-profit, public benefit corporation serving the citizens of Corona and surrounding communities. TIP volunteers are specially trained citizens who are available 24/7/365 to be called upon by emergency responde...
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COMMERCIAL BURGLARY SUSPECTS CAUGHT

On Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, at approximately 3:45 a.m., the Corona Police Department received a call regarding an in-progress commercial burglary at Graziano’s Pizza, 333 Magnolia Avenue, in Corona.  Officers responded to the area while CPD dispatch relayed information from the reporting party. The suspect vehicle, a white Dodge Intrepid, was located in the area and a traffic stop was attempted, but the vehicle failed to yield, which initiated a vehicle pursuit.  The suspect vehicle was pursued...
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Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety
Corona PD cares about your well-being & safety! Follow these safety tips to ensure your safety through the holiday season! Mid-November to early-January is a busy time for families to gather together, travel, and host parties. You can contribute to our community safety and security by taking special precautions. You can never be too careful. Car Safety: Do not leave packages or valuables visible within your car. Always lock your doors and windows and don't forget to set your alarm or ...
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Pet Adoption Event & Expo

Bring a new furry family member home for the Holidays! The City of Corona Police Department, Animal Shelter, and Library & Recreation Services Department invite you to the first Annual Pet Adoption Event and Expo on Saturday, December 3, 2016!  The event will take place at the Circle City Center (Map) from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., rain or shine! Attendees may bring their own four-legged friends for pictures and activities or welcome a new one into their family!  Adoption fees are $20 for non-...
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Halloween Safety Tips

The Corona Police Department would like to share a few Halloween Safety Tips. Follow these quick tips to ensure you have a safe, Spooktacular Halloween! Children should begin trick-or-treat activities during daylight hours. Children should trick-or-treat in groups, with adult escorts close by. Parents should carry flashlights with them. Children should wear proper fitting, comfortable costumes and shoes. Parents should place reflectorized tape on various areas of the costumes ...
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“Kids & Cops Holiday Magic”

The 14th annual Corona Police Department “Kids & Cops Holiday Magic” will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Sheridan Park (Map),  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The event provides crafts and game activities for underprivileged children from our community. Last year, the "Kids & Cops Holiday Magic" program presented over 1,000 gifts! This was all made possible through generous community donations. Registration dates for this event will be held on Saturday, November 12th and Saturd...
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Corona PD Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement & Crash Prevention

The Corona Police Department has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Corona Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe and improve the quality of life through both enforcement and education. “Impaired driving is a growing epidemic throughout the nation,” says C...
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Public Safety Day

The Corona Fire and Police Departments invite you to attend the annual Public Safety Day on October 1, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Join them for a day of fun, education, and excitement for the entire family at The Crossings at Corona Shopping Center in front of the Kohl’s and Ross Stores, at Cajalco Road and I-15 (Map). This free event is family friendly and will feature Children’s activities  and information booths of many public safety related topics. Fire Prevention Emergency Re...
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Happy Anniversary Adoption Event

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the new Corona Animal Shelter, and the Animal Services staff would like to celebrate the success of the first year at our new location with a Happy Anniversary Adoption Event. In the past year, Corona Animal Services and Shelter has assisted in the adoption of more than 1250 animals to their fur-ever homes, not including animals redeemed by their owners! Starting Saturday, Sept. 10 through Saturday, Sept. 17, all pet adoptions will be $20, which in...
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Corona PD “Run with ACOP”

  Childhood obesity is a growing problem that affects approximately 12.7 million American children between the ages of 2 and 19. The month of September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and in response to this growing national epidemic, the Corona Police Department has established the “Run with ACOP” initiative as a community partner with the 100 Mile Club®. The mission of the “Run with ACOP” initiative is to raise child obesity awareness and to promote a healthy lifes...
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Cluster Mailbox Theft – Security FAQ

Who is responsible for our mailboxes and cluster mailboxes? The mailboxes and cluster mailboxes used throughout the city are federal property under the United States Postal Service (USPS). They are controlled by the United States Postal Service, a branch of the federal government. What should I do if my mailbox is broken into? If you see a crime in progress or you suspect a mailbox break in is occurring, please call the Corona Police Department (Riverside County Sheriff’s Department), 9...
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Corona Police Department shows zero tolerance in its goal to end drunk driving The Corona Police Department is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs Aug. 19 –Sept. 5, 2016. During this time, law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with sobriety...
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“Where’s Baby? Look before you lock” safety event, August 2, 2016

Safety In and Around Cars Event The Corona Police Department is partnering with the Riverside University Public Health Department for a “Where’s Baby?  Look before you lock” safety event. It is summer time, and with temperatures exceeding triple digits, it is very important that we all take a second look in our cars to ensure children are not left inside. On Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the safety in and around cars event will be held at the Health Administration Pub...
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