Antioch Police Department Welcomes Officer Calvin Prieto

On November 5th Officer Calvin Prieto was sworn in as our 99th police officer. Calvin is a former Marine who decided to become a police officer and serve his community after his service to our county. Calvin was initially hired by the Alameda County Sheriff Department where he served for two years before leaving to work for the San Leandro Police Department where he served four years. Calvin brings six years of law enforcement experience with him to the Antioch Read More …

Trick-or-Treat at Antioch PD

Antioch Police Department

Trick-or-Treat with the Police. A fun, safe, FREE Halloween event. All welcome to attend. Activities and a haunted house for kids (recommended for kids under the age of 13). The Antioch Police Department would like to invite you to a free, fun, and safe Halloween event on Wednesday October 31st from 3:30PM – 6:00PM . There will be a Haunted House Fun Stations Face Painting by Wandie No offensive costumes or replica weapons Meet us in the Community Room, we hope Read More …

Family Violence Prevention Forum

On October 25, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is hosting a community forum and resource fair which will address what family violence looks like in Contra Costa County, what Contra Costa County’s response is to family violence and how law enforcement responds to family violence. Officer Vanderpool teamed up with other panel members to make community members aware of available resources. Photos Credit to Denise Cantrell   For more community events, check out our events page. Please follow Read More …

Message from Antioch Police Chief

Lately, I have had a number of people ask me about crime statistics in Antioch. More specifically, they want to know how our current crime rate compares to the crime rate prior to Measure C being approved by voters back in November 2013. Attached to this post is a graph comparing Antioch’s Part I crimes for the first nine months of 2013 to the first nine months of this year. Pretty staggering results! Overall, violent crime is down 39.9% and Read More …

Antioch Police Department Goes Above And Beyond

Antioch Police Department

A Happy Ending Back in August, an Antioch citizen was riding his bike near Prewett Park on Lone Tree Way when an unknown man in a brown truck approached him and robbed him of his bicycle. Through some great investigative work, on September 4th, the suspect and the bike were located, and the suspect was arrested. Now, normally that would be a happy ending to a story like this. However, members of the Antioch Police Department felt a strong desire Read More …

Lieutenant Don LaDue Retires After 30 Years of Service

After 30 years of dedicated service to the Antioch Police Department and citizens of Antioch, Lieutenant Don LaDue is hanging up his duty belt. Don is a hometown boy who grew up in Antioch and graduated from Antioch High School. Don started with the Antioch Police Department as a reserve police officer in October of 1988, and was eventually hired as a full time officer in 1990. Two years later, Don was selected as one our first four Community Policing Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

Please join us in welcoming the newest three police officers to the Antioch Police Department family! This afternoon, we were thrilled to add three new officers following their graduation from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Regional Training Center yesterday. Officer Ashley Allen comes to us by way of Walnut Creek, and is a graduate of Clayton Valley High School where she was named female athlete of the year in her senior year! After high school, Ashley attended CSUEB where she obtained Read More …

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness Safety Fair

There were a lot of great things going on this weekend. Antioch Police Department Explorers, VIPS, Neighborhood Watch, Crime Prevention Commission, McGruff, along with Officer Mayer and K9-Dex attended the East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair. We met a lot of great people and shared information about crime prevention and the numerous programs we have in our police department. While that was going on, CSO Harvey and Officer Blanco stopped by to hang out for a bit with Read More …

The Barbershop Forum

Antioch Barbershop Forum

KTVU’s Barbershop Forum hosted by Paul Chambers returned to the City of Antioch. Along with Mayor Pro Tem Thorpe and Council Members Ogorchock and Wilson, Chief Brooks and many of his command staff and officers, and the Antioch City Manager Rob Bernal attended the Barbershop Forum held at Antioch High School. Moderated by Paul Chambers of Channel 2 News, the well-attended event was an opportunity for interested members of the community and the surrounding region to ask the Police Chief Read More …

93nd Installment of WE CARE Community Clean up

APD Cleanup

93nd Installment of WE CARE Neighborhood Clean Up The Antioch Police Department will be hosting their 93rd Neighborhood Clean Up event on Saturday, Sept 8th from 9 -11 am. The focus neighborhood will be around Desrys Blvd, Bell, Null and Reimche Drive. Volunteers should meet at Desrys Blvd at the Delta de Anza Trail . We start promptly at 9am. This is a community event and we encourage everyone to come out and give back to the community by helping Read More …