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Van Nuys Community Police Station

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Vargas, Alejandro
Alejandro Vargas
Captain III

Captain Alex Vargas was born and raised in the city of Los...

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Karen Leong
Karen Leong
Captain I

Captain Karen Leong is a 27-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police...

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Serving the Following Communities:

Sepulveda, Sherman Oaks, Valley Glen, Van Nuys, Ventura Business District, West Van Nuys

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Station Contact Info

6240 Sylmar Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91401

818-374-9500 Voice
855-736-3235 TDD/TTY

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The Van Nuys Community Police Station provides police services to the Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys neighborhoods, an area of 30 square miles with over 325,000 residents, and is under the jurisdiction of Valley Bureau.

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At the Van Nuys Community Police Station, we have identified some very important goals that are listed below. We are committed to achieving these goals to better serve the people who live and work in this area.

▪ Reduce crime and the fear of crime
▪ Provide prompt and courteous service
▪ Support community policing
▪ Address quality of life issues
▪ Be productive
▪ Provide leadership and management

In addition, we will strive to strengthen the ties between the Van Nuys Area and the business community so that together we forge more effective and lasting Business Watch groups. We will also strengthen the ties between the Van Nuys Area and the private security companies working in the Van Nuys area to create a secure environment for the citizens of the various Van Nuys communities.

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