Pinole's Before You Call

Before You Call

Abandoned Vehicles

If you would like to report an abandoned vehicle (parked more than three days on a public street) please send an email: [email protected] or call 510-724-1111.

Please provide the following:

  • Location (address or street and cross-street)
  • Make and model
  • Color
  • License plate
  • How long the vehicle has been parked
  • Any additional information (ie-distinguishing marks, condition, equipment, etc.)


The Pinole Police Department is committed to responding to, thoroughly investigating and pursuing prosecution shoplifting cases. There are a few easy steps loss prevention agents and businesses can take to help us successfully investigate and prosecute shoplifters

  • Write a detailed report
  • Include all supporting documents: Report, Property List and Citizen's Arrest form
  • Include evidence: photographs of property and video surveillance (compatible with Windows Media Player

Report Guideline
and sample
Property List
Citizen's Arrest

For information on initiatives including education, prevention, justice and rehabilitation programs contact the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP).

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