Chief's Message

Interim Chief Arakawa

Welcome to the South Gate Police Department website. I am honored to be the Chief of Police for the City of South Gate, and lead a team of men and women that is committed to professionalism and public service. I hope that you enjoy your visit and find it very useful and informative. This website is one of the many ways that the South Gate Police Department strives to communicate with our community members. The South Gate Police Department has enjoyed a long history of positive interaction and support from the community and this website was designed to help promote that positive partnership well into the future.

We are dedicated to the protection of lives and the preservation of property within the community and the information contained in this website will contribute towards those goals with positive information sharing. There can be a great number of things that can be accomplished through effective communication. It is my hope that your visit to our website provided you with the information you needed and contributed to a greater understanding of the South Gate Police Department.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website.

Sincerely, Darren Arakawa Chief of Police