The City of South El Monte contracts with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) for law enforcement services. Designated deputies of the Sheriff’s Temple Station oversee the safety of South El Monte community members.
Temple Station responsibilities include:
Promoting and preserving public order
Documenting and investigating any criminal activity
Providing emergency response to all life threatening incidents
Preventing crime by community policing with the community it serves
Ongoing education to citizens with the community with current crime prevention ideas and methods