Torrance Police Foundation was proud to present its first grant check to the Torrance Police Department in the amount of $26,390.74 to jumpstart the Torrance Police Department AED Program. The funds will be used to purchase 18 Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) to be carried in police patrol cars. Police officers are typically the first first responder on the scene of an emergency. Now, they will have the equipment to make a difference and save lives when precious seconds and minutes matter before paramedics arrive on the scene. The Torrance Police Foundation is proud to be able to equip our police… Read more »
THANK YOU TO AMERICAN HONDA FOR A MAGICAL EVENING AT NAPA ROSE TO BENEFIT THE TORRANCE POLICE FOUNDATION The HONDA EVENING at NAPA ROSE dinner event inside Disney’s Grand Californian® Hotel & Spa on Saturday, October 15, 2016 raised close to $50,000 for the Torrance Police Foundation. The event was supported by 170 guests, including police officers from the Torrance Police Department who experienced the culinary magic of Disney’s signature restaurant with amazing seasonally-inspired food and incredible wine pairings. American Honda Motor Co., Inc., generously hosted this event and 100% of the ticket proceeds as well as those from the silent auction benefited the… Read more »
The Torrance Police Foundation congratulates the Torrance Police Department on a job well done! Torrance Police recently led a group of 18 other police agencies, including over 400 officers in a raid of 28 locations in and around South Los Angeles in August that led to the arrest of 13 people that were tied to over 5,000 burglaries in Southern California, including burglaries in Torrance and the South Bay. In addition to arresting 13 individuals, they recovered multiple firearms and various amounts of narcotics and U.S. currency. It seemed like a normal bust all tied to gang related activity,… Read more »
Torrance Police Officers are looking forward to participating in various National Night Out celebrations across the city on August 2, 2016. National Night Out is an important event in our community that promotes the neighborhood spirit, crime prevention and police-community partnerships. Torrance expects 25-30 block parties across the city and there are over 200 active Neighborhood Watch groups who are continuously working to encourage citizens to get involved. The Torrance Police Foundation wishes the Torrance Police Department officers and every neighborhood group, a safe, fun and memorable NNO celebration this year!
The Torrance Police Foundation (TPF), newly launched this summer of 2016, hosted a small luncheon at Aliotta’s Via Firenze restaurant in June, to introduce itself to some of the leaders of the Torrance business community. Speakers included Torrance Mayor Pat Furey, Torrance Police Chief Mark Matsuda and several members of the initial board of directors. The vision for the Foundation was shared, to not only be an incredible source of support for advancing policing, but to be a great model for public/private partnership between the business community and the Torrance Police Department. The Police Chief was excited at the opportunity… Read more »
With digital tools becoming the norm, the Torrance Police Department now makes it easier for the public to connect directly to the police department. It launched a mobile application a year ago and has seen great success streamlining access to many of the services and resources it offers. Check it out! Download it for free and you can quickly and more conveniently connect to the police department to report issues, send photos, access the department directory, and get answers to frequently asked questions. It’s available for iPhones and iPads in the App Store under the name: City of Torrance Police… Read more »
Every month, the officers of the Torrance Police Department meet with members of the community for coffee and conversation. There is no agenda or speech. It’s simply a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. We encourage everyone to drop by, bring your kids and get to know the men and women behind the badge by name. Coffee with a Cop is an official program of the Torrance Police Department and is hosted once every 6-8 weeks at a different location across the city. For more information, please contact Sergeant Paul Kranke… Read more »