The Baldwin Park Police Department’s existing policy 207 is posted on our website. Previously, City of Baldwin Park residents interested in obtaining a CCW had been referred to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (“LASD”) to process CCW applications.
Effective August 1, 2022, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will no longer process CCW applications for the City of Baldwin Park and other municipalities. Any CCW application submitted to LASD prior to August 1, 2022, will continue to be processed by LASD, and any renewals of previously authorized CCWs will be processed by LASD.
Part of the legal CCW permit process is the utilization of California Department of Justice authorized forms. Law enforcement agencies have been told that due to the recent Bruen decision, California DOJ is currently updating the CCW application form (BOF4012). We will monitor California DOJ’s progress on the revisions, which is anticipated to be completed by September 2022.
In the meantime, BPPD is currently developing policy/procedures to process CCW applications and the issuance of licenses. Please continue to monitor our department website for updated information about this process.
The department provides public safety through its basic police patrol service. Our helicopter, motorcycles, and bicycle patrols allow us to respond quickly to emergency situations, and gives us the flexibility to act and prevent crime instead of merely reacting to crimes that have already occurred. The patrol function is supplemented by our highly specialized Detective Bureau, which conducts all follow-up investigations to reported crime. Our very active Community Relations Bureau, whose function is to increase the community’s involvement in crime prevention and provide education in various aspects of public safety, conducts Neighborhood Watch and Business Watch meetings.