Public Safety

COVID-19 Testing

Early Tuesday morning, the Crenshaw Christian Center in South Los Angeles opened its doors as a testing site for COVID-19. The testing process, in which those being tested will undergo a nasal swab, is expected to take around 10 minutes.

2020-03-24T16:39:58-07:00March 24th, 2020|Home, Public Safety|

Safer at Home

We are reaching out with news you can use about resources available to you during this pandemic. First of all, we urge you to continue to follow a Social Distancing strategy as a way to save lives. Find out about LAUSD Food, LAPD access, parking restrictions, library cards and more.

2020-03-26T17:50:03-07:00March 20th, 2020|Home, Public Safety|

All Meetings Cancelled In March

We have just received notice that all Neighborhood Council board, committee, alliance, and liaison meetings - as well as all other NC-related events - are suspended up to and including March 31, 2020. Please sign up for city alerts at

2020-03-13T11:55:47-07:00March 13th, 2020|Home, Public Safety|

Watts Community Safety Partnership Founder Retires

Together with his wife, Lt. Emada Tingirides, they created the Community Safety Partnership in Watts, a program that was recognized by President Barack Obama and is being replicated both nationally and internationally. Chief T, your dedication and love for the community cannot be replaced. We wish you the best in retirement.

2019-03-20T14:52:48-07:00March 7th, 2019|Public Safety|

Watts In The News

Condolences to Watts and to Verbum Dei High School on the loss of one of its most positive figures, Fr. Michael Mandala who had been serving as the school's president for the past four years.

2018-10-08T13:11:21-07:00September 14th, 2018|Education, Public Safety|