The mission of the Huntington Park Police Department Traffic Division is to enforce traffic laws and improve traffic safety throughout the City. This is accomplished through focused enforcement and community based education related to traffic laws and traffic collisions. The Traffic Division is also responsible for investigating serious and fatal injury traffic collisions that occur in the City.
The purpose of the Traffic Division is to create an environment that ensures efficient and safe travel throughout the City. The Traffic Division conducts day-to day enforcement of traffic laws and specialized enforcement in the areas of Drunk Driving, Distracted Driving, and illegal operation of Taxis. The Traffic Division works closely with Patrol Officers to ensure that traffic collision trends and high frequency traffic law violations are effectively addressed. The Traffic Division also conducts Traffic Safety presentations at local schools and other community forums. Additionally, the Traffic Division utilizes and electronic message board to display traffic safety and special enforcement related messages throughout the City.
The Traffic Division is comprised of a Lieutenant who manages the Division, a Traffic Sergeant who supervises the Division, two Traffic/Motor Officers who concentrate on enforcement and education, and eight Parking Enforcement Officers who enforce all parking laws and regulations.
The Traffic Division receives additional funding from State grants that allow Traffic Officers to conduct special enforcement operations, such as “DUI Checkpoints”, throughout the City without impacting the City’s general budget.
- To contact the Traffic Division, call (323) 826-6658
- To report a traffic collision or traffic hazard, call (323) 584-6254
- To report a traffic related emergency, call 911
- For all other traffic related questions, call Sergeant J. Verdiell at (323) 826-6658