FAQ Topic: Public Safety

Who do I contact for fire permits and/or inspections?

Fire Safety Inspections can be requested by emailing Lucero.Iniguez@fire.ca.gov AND Ruben.Diaz@fire.ca.gov during business hours. For more information, visit the Riverside County Fire Department website at www.rvcfire.org.

How do I report a crime?

If there is an emergency, please call 9-1-1. To report a crime, please contact Police Department Dispatch at (760) 329-2904 (Option 2) You may also submit an anonymous tip online.

How do I report animal abuse or neglect?

If you need to report animal abuse or neglect, please contact Animal Care & Control at (760) 329-6411 Ext. 450 or 451 or via email at animalcontrol@dhspd.com.

How do I report a barking dog?

If you need to report an animal nuisance, please contact Animal Care & Control at (760) 329-6411 Ext. 450 or 451 or via email at animalcontrol@dhspd.com. To report an animal nuisance outside of operating hours (Monday – Sunday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm), please contact police dispatch: (760) 329-2904 Ext. 2. If an animal is … Continued

Where can I get fingerprinted?

The City of Desert Hot Springs Offers Live Scan Fingerprinting Services located at 65950 Pierson Blvd. Building B (Cannabis Compliance Building) Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 Hours: Monday through Thursday (8:00 am to 5:00 pm). Fee: $87.00 To make an appointment, please contact Klarrisa Vera at (760) 329-6411 Ext. 704 or via email at kvera@dhspd.com.

How do I report illegal dumping?

If you witness illegal dumping when it occurs, please dial 9-1-1 immediately and report all relevant details so an officer can investigate. If you can safely – without risk or danger – get a photograph or license plate number, this can aid the investigation. To report illegal dumping that has already occurred, contact Desert Valley … Continued

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