Bell Gardens City facilities are closed to the public. City staff is available via telephone, email and mail.  For more information, please call (562) 806-7700.  Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Welcome and thank you for visiting The Bell Gardens Police Department’s new and improved website. This website is one of the many ways BGPD strives to inform and communicate with our residents, business owners, future employees, and community partners. We appreciate your interest in the Police Department, and we hope you will take the time to read more about us. The Bell Gardens Police Department consists of 84 dedicated professionals including 51 sworn officers, 21 civilian staff and 12 part-time staff. 

Our goal for this website is to provide you with useful information in a transparent and accessible manner that will keep you informed and provide you with insights into the exceptional work being done daily by the proud Men and Women of the Bell Gardens Police Department Family.

 On July 1st, 2018 it was my honor to be sworn in as the 12th Chief of Police of Bell Gardens.  I humbled to have had the opportunity to serve this community and department for over 27 years.

The men and women of the Bell Gardens Police Department proudly serve this community and are committed to providing compassionate service to our community while aggressively working to reduce crime and improve the quality of life of those who live, work and do business in our City.  

The Bell Gardens Police Department values and appreciates the outstanding relationship we have with our community.  It is our sincere desire to provide exceptional service and to exceed the expectations of every person we contact.  

The police department recognizes and is thankful for the incredible working relationships we have with the other City Departments and the unwavering support we receive from our City Council.

Please use this website as a resource and follow us on all our social media pages.

 Chief Scott B. Fairfield

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