Crime Impact Team

The Downey Police Department Crime Impact Team is a special problems workforce that employs a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime.  The mission of the team is to address specified problems or problem areas using a variety of methods, including but not limited to surveillance; warrant, parole and probation sweeps; code enforcement; zero tolerance actions; etc.  Team members work collaboratively outside their normal work hours to positively impact problem locations, assist in the identification of problem areas and crime trends and develop methods of operation to address the particular issue.