Welcome to the homepage of the City of Lancaster's Public Safety Department.  Here you will find one-stop-shopping for information and resources related to public safety and crime prevention, including Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch, emergency preparedness, Los Angeles County Sheriff's & Fire Departments, and much more.

Use the links at left to find the topic in which you're interested, or visit our Downloads page to find an indexed list of all downloadable publications we offer.  Check back frequently for updates and tips on how you can be and stay safe.

For specific questions relating to public safety, feel free to contact us at (661) 723-6063, or drop us an email at publicsafety@cityoflancasterca.org.

Barking Dog Hotline (661) 723-5991 (click here for more information)

Live Scan Fingerprinting: For a list of locations throughout the State of California that currently conduct live scan fingerprinting, visit the California Attorney General's Office Applicant Live Scan Locations page, or visit the Lancaster Sheriff's Station lobby for a list of locations in Lancaster (link will open in a new window).

Did you know every dog and cat in the City of Lancaster is required to be licensed by the Department of Animal Care and Control? Dog and cat licenses are an important means of identification and help to reunite lost pets with their owners.The City of Lancaster also requires pet owners to have their dogs and cats spayed or neutered as well as microchipped. Compliance with these regulations will also reduce license fees.

Please call (661) 940-4191 or visit animalcare.lacounty.gov to purchase your pet license today!

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In Memory of Los Angeles County Sheriff Sergeant Steve Owen
EOW October 5, 2016

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