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Southwest Community Police Station

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Mendoza, Alfonso
Alfonso Mendoza
Captain III

Captain Al Mendoza began his career with the Los Angeles Police Department...

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Michael Lozenz
Michael Lorenz
Captain I

Captain Michael Lorenz grew up in Long Beach, California, where he attended...

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Serving the Following Communities:

Adams-Normandie, Baldwin Hills, Baldwin Village, Baldwin Vista, Crenshaw, Exposition Park, Jefferson Park, Leimert Park, Union Square, University Park, Village Green, West Adams, Western Heights

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Station Contact Info

1546 West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90062

213-485-2582 Voice
213-485-1015 TDD/TTY

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A Substation is an off-site facility where you can report non-emergency crimes. If you feel the need to speak to an officer, feel free to stop by during service hours.

Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza

3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90008

Mon - Fri
9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sat



Southwest Area is approximately 13.11 square miles, bordered by the I-10 Freeway on the North, I-110 Freeway on the east, Vernon Avenue on the south, and La Cienega Boulevard on the west. It is a culturally diverse community, with a population over 165,000 people.

Southwest Community Police Station is under the jurisdiction of South Bureau. Its 352 sworn personnel and 32 civilian personnel serve the culturally diverse community of over 165,000 people.

The region includes the following neighborhoods and communities: Baldwin Village, Baldwin Vista, Crenshaw Community, Jefferson Park, Leimert Park, Crenshaw District, West Adams Community, and University Park.

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Mission Statement

To reduce crime and traffic collisions, to provide the highest standard of law enforcement service, and to improve the quality of life in Southwest Area for those we serve and our employees. We will do this in partnership with the community.


The Southwest Area Management Team worked to develop a work plan and set realistic goals for the Southwest Area. We believe this plan will help us to achieve our goals. By providing our personnel with annually established goals and objectives to achieve, we feel we ensure our contribution to Community Based Policing and quality service to the community. The Management Team developed the following goals:

Homeless Outreach and Awareness
Gang Crime Reduction
Social Media Outreach
Reduce crime through prevention, outreach, awareness and environmental design

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