I collect police patches. Does FVPD trade or send out patches?
We currently do not send out patches or trade patches. This is due to a couple of issues; the first and most important is security. In this day and age, especially following 9/11. It would seem irresponsible to send out police insignia to people outside of law enforcement or people that we could not confirm their law enforcement status. It would be very easy to attach a couple of patches to a dark blue shirt and impersonate a police officer.

Second, the expense: patches are expensive to produce and send out. While we appreciate that people have a fond interest in collecting police patches and 99.999% of people requesting patches would in fact display them respectfully, we are not currently sending out FVPD patches.

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1. Where is the Fountain Valley Police Department located?
2. I'm being pulled over by the police. What do I do now?
3. I collect police patches. Does FVPD trade or send out patches?
4. What are your hours and how can I contact you?
5. Where can I find out if we need a permit for our home alarm?
6. I need 2 signed, stamped, and sealed original police reports/background check/letters of good conduct. How do I obtain these forms? What are the fees? How long would it take?
7. Who do I need to contact to have an extra-patrol request for juveniles drinking alcohol in a neighborhood street?
8. How do I join Police Explorers?
9. How can I join the police department?
10. Can I view police reports online?
11. I need to be fingerprinted for pre-employment screening. Do you do fingerprinting?
12. I was wondering if there is any information on impounded cars for sale/auction. I've seen so many false adds I was wondering if you have any information?
13. When are bicycle licenses issued?
14. I would like to find out crime history for a specific house address. What department should I go to for information?
15. How do I pay my parking ticket?
16. How do I get involved in Neighborhood Watch?