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To obtain a release for vehicles towed for vehicle code or criminal violations you will need a valid driver’s license, $150 cash, current registration and the owner of the vehicle must be present when the release is issued.
If your vehicle was towed due to a drunk-driving violation, you will need to come to the station for a release and pay the City’s DUI charge of $400.00 either cash or credit card.If your vehicle was impounded for 30 days, it will be held for the entire 30-day period unless that time is reduced through our tow hearing process. If you believe there are valid, mitigating circumstances related to the 30-day impound of your vehicle, you may request a tow hearing by calling police department within 10 days of the tow.If you have any questions or would like more information, please call the Hesperia Police Department at (760) 947-1500.
There is a complete set of instructions printed on the back of the notice that was issued to you.
If this is your first notice, then it serves as a warning and there is no fine involved. If you are issued subsequent notices, you are subject to a fine. Fines can only be paid in the Water Department office at City Hall.
If you believe there are valid, mitigating circumstances related to your violation of the party ordinance, you may request a mitigation hearing by calling the City of Hesperia Building and Safety Department within 10 days of the notice date.If you have any questions or would like more information, you can reach the Building and Safety Department at (760) 947-1300.
In order to obtain a copy of a report you must be an involved party, and not listed as a suspect. Please call the Hesperia Police Station's Records Department at (760)947-1500 for the status of your report. There is a $10 charge for each report copy, payable by cash or credit card. The Police Department cannot release reports if a juvenile is involved. If the juvenile is a suspect in a case, please contact the Juvenile District Attorney's Office. If the juvenile is a victim or involved party in a case, please contact the Sheriff's Civil Liabilities Division at (909) 387-0613.
Traffic collision reports may be released to an involved party or the registered or legal owner of an involved vehicle. Major Injury or Fatal traffic collisions are generally available 90 days after the incident date, however may take up to six months to be completed. If a crime report has been referred to a detective for review, the report may only be released upon approval of the detective. If you are the victim of domestic battery or spousal abuse, you are eligible to obtain a copy of the report as soon as it is complete.
When a criminal case is submitted to the District Attorney's Office for review, the Police Department may not release the report to anyone. To obtain a copy of the report, please contact the District Attorney's Office at (760) 243-8600.
If you are listed as the suspect in a criminal report, the Police Department will not release the report to you unless the case has been adjudicated. Insurance agencies and law firms may obtain a copy of a police report by sending a formal written request letter to the Hesperia Police Department, along with a $10.00 check made out to the City of Hesperia.
Complaints may be filed online or by contacting the Hesperia Police Department by telephone or in person. Please ask for a supervisor or Watch Commander. If a supervisor is not available, any employee can direct you to the online procedure on how to file a complaint. For more complete information regarding the Department's complaint process please visit the Sheriff's Department Citizen Complaint page.
Live Scans are scheduled by appointment only. Please call the Hesperia Police Station at (760) 947-1500 to set up an appointment.
The Police Department charges $10 to roll the fingerprints. The California Department of Justice charges range from $25 to $100 depending on the purpose of the fingerprinting. Generally, the exact charge is unknown until the information is entered into the system.
The discharge of a firearm within the City limits is generally illegal, and there are no authorized shooting ranges within the City of Hesperia. However, there are several recreational and competitive shooting venues within the Victor Valley. For further information please visit the Bureau of Land Management website.
The riding of ATVs and other off-road vehicles is prohibited within the City limits. However, there are several recreational ATV / OHV riding venues and areas within the Victor Valley. For further information visit the Bureau of Land Management website.
Crime reports and mapping help residents see and understand where crime is occurring in their neighborhood and engage with their local law enforcement agency. For information on annual crime statistics in the City of Hesperia visit: Annual Crime Statistics. For information on crime mapping in your neighborhood visit: Crime Map.