About Los Angeles Port Police


About the Los Angeles Port Police


As one of the few police forces in the nation dedicated exclusively to 24-hour port activities, the Los Angeles Port Police is responsible for patrol and surveillance of the Port of Los Angeles and neighboring L.A. Harbor Area communities. As California peace officers, the Port Police enforce federal, state, and local public safety statutes as well as environmental and maritime safety regulations. Highly regarded among specialized law enforcement agencies, the primary goal of the Port Police is to maintain the free flow of commerce and produce a safe, secure environment that promotes uninterrupted Port operations.

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Sworn to protect, dedicated to serve.


The Mission of the Port of Los Angeles Port Police is to ensure the safety and security of the Port of Los Angeles through diligence of duty, proactive law enforcement, and a partnership with our customers and community.