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  • Citywide LED Street Lights Retrofit Program

    In early May of 2018, The City of Torrance will launch a citywide Light Emitting Diode (LED) street lights retrofit program with assistance from the Southern California Edison Company.

    04/24/2018 2:52 PM

  • Refinery Safety Forum

    Community residents, refinery employees, consultants, regulators, advocates and other interested parties are invited to attend this informational and interactive session.

    04/21/2018 10:33 AM

  • Planned Outage Notification April 23 - 29, 2018

    This is a courtesy notification for local government officials regarding maintenance outages in your community.

    04/18/2018 2:57 PM

  • 180228 - Torrance Community Meeting Flyer Final

    Community Meeting on Green Line Extension to Torrance

    LA Metro is hosting a community meeting to discuss the Green Line Extension to Torrance project.The meeting will be held at the following time and location: Thursday, April 26 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Torrance Cultural Arts Center, Toyota Meeting Hall 3330 Civic Center Dr Torrance, CA 90503 The location

    03/26/2018 5:29 PM

  • Major Traffic Collision

    On April 17, 2018, at approximately 11:00 p.m., officers responded to a major traffic collision at the intersection of Artesia Boulevard and Van Ness Avenue.

    04/18/2018

  • DUI Checkpoint Nets 2 Arrests

    The Torrance Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on April 13, 2018, in the eastbound lanes of the 4300 block of Pacific Coast Highway between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 2:30 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for...

    04/16/2018

  • SAFETY BELT AWARENESS

    The Torrance Police Department encourages everyone of all ages to wear their safety belts while traveling.

    04/16/2018

  • Commercial Burglary Case Filed

    On Sunday, April 1, 2018, at approximately 5:00 p.m., officers responded to “Junk King” located at 2908 Oregon Court after the business owner was alerted that someone was in the closed business.

    04/16/2018

  • High Visibility Enforcement

    On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., the Torrance Police Department conducted an HVE operation on Western Avenue between 190th Street and Carson Street. “Accident Hot Spots” and other traffic concerns were the focus...

    04/13/2018

  • 59th Annual Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration & Parade

    The City of Torrance is honored to pay tribute to the nation’s Armed Forces by hosting its 59th Annual Armed Forces Day Celebration & Parade – the City’s longest standing tradition. The celebration will begin Friday, May 18, 2018 until Sunday, May 20, 2018.

    04/13/2018

  • High Visibility Enforcement

    After assisting other agencies in a regional approach to traffic safety, the Torrance Police Department resumed HVE operations within the city.

    04/02/2018

  • “See Something, Say Something” Leads to Apprehension

    On March 29, 2018, at approximately 10:35 a.m., officers responded to the 1900 block of 236th Street in the City of Torrance after a neighbor reported suspicious activity. Officers discovered a victim had interrupted a subject burglarizing their residence....

    04/02/2018

  • Planned Outage Notification April 2 - 8, 2018

    This is a courtesy notification for local government officials regarding maintenance outages in your community.

    03/27/2018 11:15 AM

  • Auto Thief Arrested

    On March 26, 2018, at approximately 1:22 a.m., patrol officers were conducting routine patrol in the area of Felbar Avenue and 187th Street. They contacted Jeremy Brown in a 1995 Dodge pick-up that only displayed “paper” plates.

    03/27/2018

  • DUI Saturation Patrol Nets an Arrest

    The Torrance Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on March 9, 2018 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. High Visibility Enforcement efforts like this have a deterrent effect, lowering the incidents of impaired driving.

    03/13/2018

  • This St. Patrick’s Day, Don’t Rely on the Luck o’ the Irish: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving

    St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most popular holidays in the United States. With a plethora of Irish immigrants—and many, many more St. Patrick’s Day well-wishers, the holiday is heavily celebrated by most Americans with friendly pinches, bangers n’ mash, and green beer galore. Sadly, all this....

    03/13/2018

  • Planned Outage Notification March 12 - 18, 2018

    This is a courtesy notification for local government officials regarding maintenance outages in your community.

    03/06/2018 7:31 PM

  • High Visibility Enforcement Results

    On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Torrance Police Department conducted a citywide HVE operation with the assistance of partnering agencies. “Accident Hot Spots” and other traffic concerns were the focus.

    02/23/2018

  • Major Traffic Collision

    On February 16, 2018, at approximately 10:25 p.m., officers from the Torrance Police Department responded to a major traffic collision at the intersection of Hawthorne Boulevard and Carson Street.

    02/20/2018

  • High Visibility Enforcement

    On Thursday, February 15, 2018, an HVE operation was conducted at Pacific Coast Hwy and Hawthorne Boulevard between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. The majority of the violations centered around “IMPROPER CELLPHONE USAGE”, “FAILURE TO OBEY SIGNS” and “UNSAFE SPEED.”

    02/20/2018