Port Hueneme is a small coastal city in southwest Ventura County. It faces the Santa Barbara Channel on the west and is surrounded on all other sides by the city of Oxnard. Located 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 40 miles south of Santa Barbara, it is home to the Port of Hueneme, an important hub for international shipping and naval personnel and the only major port between L.A. and the San Francisco Bay area.
The City of Port Hueneme was incorporated in 1948 and became a Charter City in Ventura County, CA in 1996. Recent population estimates place the number of residents in Port Hueneme at 22,173.
Port Hueneme Police Department
With approximately 21 officers, the Port Hueneme Police Department provides comprehensive law enforcement services to the community from its headquarters located at 250 N. Ventura Road. The main phone number to the police station for non-emergency issues is (805) 986-6530.
The former Chief of Police, Robert Gager, left the job in May 2015. He was replaced with the current Chief of Police, Andrew Salinas. Prior to becoming the Chief of Police, Andrew Salinas was a 22-year employee and commander with the Oxnard Police Department.
The Port Hueneme Police Department website has information and filing complaints and police reports, as well as information about various active divisions within the department. The PHPD also has a youtube channel, and a facebook page.
Courts Serving Port Hueneme
Most criminal matters in Port Hueneme are dealt with at the Superior Court of Ventura County,Ventura Hall of Justice:800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009
This courthouse can be reached at (805) 289-8900.
Simi Valley East County Courthouse handles trials for traffic-related offenses and is located at:3856-F Alamo Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063
The contact number is (805) 289-8545.
For juvenile offenses, cases are heard at the Juvenile Court for Ventura County, located at:4353 E. Vineyard Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93036
It can be reached at (805) 289-8820.
Port Hueneme Criminal Defense Attorney
If you were arrested by an officer with the Port Hueneme Police Department, you will want a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney to assist you. Jay Leiderman Law has handled countless different cases involving everything from petty crimes to rape and murder.
Officers at the Port Hueneme Police Department are required to follow the agency’s standard operating procedures. Deviations from those policies and procedures can impact the way the case is prosecuted. Jay Leiderman is very familiar with police practices and understands how mistakes or oversights on the part of law enforcement can result in the dismissal of your case.
Contact Jay Leiderman Law at (805) 654-0200 today for a free, confidential consultation to discuss the charges pending against you, the potential penalties, and the best defenses to fight the charges aggressively. Often the earlier you retain an attorney in the criminal process, the better the overall outcome you can expect.