The dedicated men and women of this Police Department are an integral part of this community, and the community is an integral part of the Police Department. We count on each other to keep this community safe and to work on quality of life issues so that its residents love living here, businesses thrive, and visitors enjoy their stay.
We are constantly trying to enhance the way we communicate with our community and welcome any feedback you have. You can receive text and email messages directly from the Manhattan Beach Police Department regarding critical incidents and public safety news by signing up for Nixle, a Public Safety Notification System. Sign up here.
The partnership between the Police and the community, which includes our fantastic Neighborhood Watch program, epitomizes the best in community policing. We have one of the most active Neighborhood Watch programs in the nation, with nearly 500 residents currently participating as Neighborhood Watch block captains, covering the majority of our four square miles.
Here are a few of our online resources that may be of interest:
- Home Safety Tips - Learn basic steps to protect your home
- Get connected with Neighborhood Watch
- Sign up for Nixle Public Safety Alerts (via text message and email)
- View the 2019-2020 Police Department Strategic Plan
- Anonymous Crime Tips - A way to report tips anonymously.
- More Public Safety Resources and Tips
- Join Our Team! Police Department Employment & Volunteer Opportunities
It is my honor to serve as your Chief of Police and to represent all the men and women who work very hard to make the Manhattan Beach Police Department a premiere full service law enforcement organization. We deeply appreciate the support of our community and stand ready to answer any call for service in keeping our community safe.
Be safe, drive carefully, and take care.
Chief Derrick Abell
Meet Chief Derrick Abell
Manhattan Beach Police Department
420 15th Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Non-Emergency Calls (310) 545-4566