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2020 Parking Permit Required by Monday, March 2

  • The City has launched its new web-based parking permit program.
  • Apply for an annual, special circumstances or temporary parking permit online by clicking on "Parking Permits" in the Featured Links section of this page.
  • 2019 Annual Parking Permits are valid through Sunday, March 1.
  • Residents requiring a 2020 Annual Parking Permit must complete their application by Tuesday, February 18 in order to receive their new permit by Sunday, March 1.
  • For more information, please contact the Community Safety Division at (562) 916-1266.

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Cerritos Sheriff's Station is safe zone for online transaction exchanges

The Cerritos Sheriff's Station lobby and parking lot are available as safe locations for buyers and sellers to meet to complete online transactions. The Cerritos Sheriff's Station lobby is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Cerritos Sheriff's Station is located at 18135 Bloomfield Avenue. The phone number is (562) 860-0044. Click here for tips to follow when meeting a stranger to complete an online transaction exchange.

Crime Alert – Vehicle Burglaries

The Cerritos Sheriff's Station has noted an increase in vehicle burglaries in the community. Suspect(s) are forcefully entering vehicles primarily to steal valuable items that are left in plain view. Suspects often work in pairs or small groups and loiter in areas on foot or in their cars while repeatedly passing up available parking spaces.

Help assist our deputies in preventing this type of crime by doing the following:

  • Conceal valuable items from view (phones, purses, briefcases, laptop computers, personal electronic devices, etc.).
  • Record the license plate number or description of a suspicious vehicle or person.
  • Call the Cerritos Sheriff's Station immediately at (562) 860-0044 to report any suspicious activity.

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West Nile Virus Information

The public is encouraged to report dead birds to help with West Nile virus surveillance and control efforts, as birds play an important role in maintaining and spreading the virus. To report a dead bird...

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