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Lieutenant William Wilson PDF Print E-mail

Lieutenant William Wilson’s law enforcement career includes over 21 years as a police officer with the Cities of Rialto, Perris, and Farmers Branch, Texas. He also served four years active duty with the United States Army Infantry.

Lieutenant Wilson is a Desert Storm Veteran and is a graduate of the Sheriff Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute, Class #316. Lieutenant Wilson graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelors in Workforce Education and also holds his Supervisory POST Certificate.

Lieutenant Wilson has held a variety of assignments to include; Patrol, Gangs, Narcotics, Auto Theft, and Support Services. Lieutenant Wilson is a court recognized expert in gangs, narcotics, and auto theft and is a member of the California Gang Investigators Association, California Peace Officers' Association, and California Narcotic Officers' Association, and International Auto Theft Investigators Association.

Lt. Wilson is the both the Administrative Support Division Lieutenant and the Area 3 Commander. He can be reached at 909-421-7276 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
Reserve Officer Program PDF Print E-mail

The Reserve Police Officers Program is comprised of members of the community who choose to dedicate a portion of their time by working as volunteers with law enforcement. Reserve Police Officers support the department in a number of capacities such as assisting police officers with patrol duties, conducting patrol in specified areas, providing police presence at various community functions, transportation of prisoners, and crime scene security, just to name a few. If you need additional information on the qualifications to become a Reserve Police Officer you can go the the Peace Officers Stands and Training (POST) website at www.post.ca.gov.

If you are interested in serving your community as a Reserve Police Officer, please contact Corporal Vicki Gerard at 909-820-2603 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
School Resource Officers PDF Print E-mail

The School Resource Officer (SRO) Program was created in 1996 in a cooperative effort between the City of Rialto Police Department and the Rialto Unified School District. The School Resource Officer is an asset used by the community and the school district in an attempt to address situations in the lives of students in a manner other than within the judicial system.

The School Resource Officers provide the school, staff, and students with direct access to law enforcement personnel, which also provides for an immediate response to problems on and around the campus on a daily basis. The officers use a proactive approach to deal with the pressures today’s youth encounter, and provide that liaison or mentoring/counseling relationship that would otherwise be unavailable.

If you need to contact your School Resource Officers:

Charles Jones - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Don't forget - you can text in a tip. Text RIALTO and your tip to 847411 (tip411). This is great way for your student to keep us informed.

If you have any questions or need additional information regarding this program, please contact Lieutenant Bill Wilson at 909-421-7276 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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The Crime Analysis Unit falls under the Operations Division and is primarily responsible for the identification, analysis, and dissemination of crime and offender information to patrol and other divisions of the department to assist in the goals of crime prevention, criminal apprehension, and resource allocation. Incident data is studied to determine “who is doing what to whom” and to assist in the identification of any existing crime pattern(s) or series. This type of information is distributed to all members of the department by means of crime bulletin notifications, crime series forecasts, wanted flyers, and hot sheets. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is used to display a visual of the incident locations and aids in the identification of hot spots and/or denser crime areas which is oftentimes useful in determining where to focus extra patrol efforts.

CAU also works closely with the Detective Bureau by providing a list of possible suspects that match certain criteria on a case-by-case basis in order to clear cases involving homicide, robbery, burglary, aggravated assault, grand theft, sex crimes, and identity theft.  Some of these factors include but are not limited to a suspect’s physical description, vehicles owned/associated with, parole/probation status, prior criminal history as it relates to the investigation, and probable locations for contacting the individual.

The Crime Analysis Unit also conducts intelligence analysis for the gang and narcotics units by focusing on the relationships between subjects and the criminal organizations they affiliate with. The analysis of statistics is also an essential role of this division. The unit provides regular updates to command staff regarding changing trends in violent and property crimes, response times, traffic data, etc.  This information is used by staff in consideration of personnel deployment changes as well as special projects/operations when targeting areas of concern.

The Rialto Police Department subscribes to the concepts of "evidence-based policing." "Evidence-based policing" is the use of the best available research on the outcomes of police work to implement guidelines and evaluate agencies, units, and officers. It suggests that just doing research is not enough and that proactive efforts are required to push accumulated research evidence into practice through national and community guidelines. These guidelines can then focus in-house evaluations on what works best across agencies, units, victims, and officers.

To contact the Crime Analysis Unit with general inquiries or to submit a request for a written statistical report, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Requests for statistics can also be submitted at our front counter by filling out an Application for Police Public Disclosure~Request for Statistical Information (blue form).  For your convenience, this form is available in both English and Spanish.  All requests for copies of police reports or calls for service history logs should be directed to our Records Bureau.

If you are interested in moving to the City of Rialto or for general inquiries regarding a specific neighborhood or area within the City of Rialto, please contact Area Command Liaison Dave Hernandez at (909) 820-2673 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it so that he may forward your request or concern to the appropriate Area Commander for follow up.

Click here to learn more about interning with the Crime Analysis Unit.

 
Communications Center PDF Print E-mail

The Rialto Police Department's Dispatch Center is in operation 365 days a year, 24 hours per day. Dispatchers are the communications link between citizens and officers. Dispatchers receive, evaluate and prioritize emergency and non-emergency calls for service. Dispatchers assign officers to handle calls for service. Dispatchers keep track of officer locations. Dispatchers document all transactions in a computer aided dispatch (CAD) system.

9-1-1 is an immediate way to contact local emergency services; Police, Fire, and Medical during an emergency. Dial 9-1-1 for any EMERGENCY. An emergency is a serious situation where a police officer, firefighter, or emergency medical help is needed right away. DO NOT call 9-1-1 for general information or non-emergencies.

2-1-1 is a toll-free phone number that provides information and referrals for health and social services. Dialing 2-1-1 is the quickest way to access non-emergency resources for your family, your neighbors and your employees. www.211sb.com

If you have any questions about the communications center, or need additional assistance, please contact Supervisor Angela Haddad at 909-421-7275 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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