Message from the Chief of Police
Public Safety and Public Service are top priorities for the men and women of the Corona Police Department. The department has a staff of over 200 employees, including officers and support staff. Together, we are responsible for the protection and safety of Corona’s approximate 153,000 residents and visitors.
The Corona Police Department utilizes Comp-Stat policing practices in-order to remain proactive to the needs of the community. The department believes in partnerships, both with the public, as well as with private and government agencies, to further its adopted mission to enhance the quality of life for the community through excellence in policing.
As a resident or business owner in the community, we invite you as our partner to visit our Community Zone Contacts Page. From the site, you will be able to contact your specific Zone Lieutenant for any questions, concerns, or information you may have about your particular neighborhood or business location within that Zone. We are also proud as an organization to have a strategic plan. The public may view the plan by clicking the link below.
Chief Michael E. Abel
The mission of the Corona Police Department is to ensure the safety and security of the public through strong community partnerships and excellence in policing.
We will accomplish our mission by remaining proactive in our partnerships with the community, enforcement of the law, training, and commitment to excel as an organization.
We value all members of our organization and our community. We are committed to providing exceptional public service, and doing so with Integrity, Respect, Accountability, and Teamwork.
City of Corona Police Department's 2015 Strategic Plan Posted Online
The Corona Police Department has updated their Strategic Plan for 2015-2018. Each year the department updates their plan in order to meet the needs of the organization and the community we serve. With a great team effort, we were able to address all aspects of last year’s plan. Many of the larger goals from last year will once again be seen continued in this plan, as they are multi-year programs and projects. Like last year's plan, the department will continue to collaborate with our community groups, specifically Corona Police Community Partnership, as well as the community as a whole, in seeking input and providing updates as to our progress.
The public is invited to view our Strategic Plan online by visiting the link below:
Strategic Plan Document: 2016 Strategic Plan (2016-2019) (pdf)
Strategic Plan 2016 (2016-2019) Progress Sheet: Stategic Plan Progress Sheet (pdf)
SB 34 Compliance - Automated License Plate Reader Policy
Online Police Report
Use our online system to report a variety of crimes. After you submit this report to the Corona Police Department, it will be reviewed by the staff and forwarded to the appropriate location. Once reviewed, you will receive an e-mail advising you of the case number assigned to your report.
Riverside County Traffic and Minor Offense
City of Corona Crime Map
The Corona Police Department has partnered with the Omega Group to provide an enhanced interactive crime mapping application to enable members of the community to access information regarding crime activity in the City of Corona. The information is made available to promote community awareness and to encourage the use of crime prevention measures to deter and prevent crime.
CrimeMapping.com™ will replace the current city created crime mapping site. The new application is user friendly with an intuitive interface that will allow users to view crime in areas around them. In addition, users can subscribe to receive crime alerts via email providing customized reports of crime in selected areas and time frames.
- The last 6 months of crime activity is available
- Fifteen (15) crime types are included
- Search by address proximity up to a 2 mile radius
- All location data is shown with a 100-block range to ensure privacy
- Information is dependent upon data entry which may take up to two weeks
- Charts and reports available for analysis
Click this link to go the City of Corona Police Department Crime Map.
The California Department of Justice provides access to information on more than 63,000 persons required to register in California as sex offenders. Specific home addresses are displayed on more than 33,500 offenders in the California communities; as to these persons, the site displays the last registered address reported by the offender. An additional 30,500 offenders are included on the site with listing by ZIP Code, city, and county. Information on approximately 22,000 other offenders is not included on this site, but is known to law enforcement personnel.
to go the Megan's Law Home Page.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Victim Notification Program
U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are carefully observed. HSI administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien’s release from custody. Victims and witnesses are required to register with HSI in order to receive notifications of a criminal alien’s release.
Below is the universal resource locator for the HSI Victim Notification Program. Simply click on the link below and you will be transferred to a number of valuable victim services programs provided by ICE.
Directions to the Corona Police Department
E-Mail the Corona Police Department - Please use E-Mail for non-emergency communication only. E-mails are not monitored 24 hours a day. If you need police assistance, or for in-progress non-emergency incidents, please call (951)736-2330 option 3 or for emergencies, dial 911.
Our lobby is open Monday – Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. We encourage the public to call our department at (951) 736-2330 before visiting, if possible, in order to double check and confirm all necessary materials needed for a particular service, and to make sure the proper personnel is available to process the service you are requesting.
If your request needs to be directed to a supervisor or police administrator please click here.
Corona Police Department | 730 Public Safety Way, Corona, CA 92880 | (951) 736-2330 |