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Public Safety Expo to Showcase Moreno Valley’s Finest
An event for the entire family

Moreno Valley residents are in for a treat as the City rolls out its third annual Public Safety Expo on April 2nd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Moreno Valley families will enjoy this interactive day with leading public safety agencies that provide services in Moreno Valley - all in a festive atmosphere complete with music provided by KOLA 99.9, food, giveaways and appearances by McGruff the Crime Dog, Smokey Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog.

This free family friendly event will also serve members of the community who may be considering a career in law enforcement or fire services. The Public Safety Expo provides the unique opportunity for job seekers and students exploring careers to investigate the exciting possibility of starting a career with Riverside County Sheriff Department or CAL FIRE/ Riverside County Fire Department. 

In addition to many exciting live demonstrations and exhibits listed below, Moreno Valley residents will have the opportunity to meet and interact with representatives from the Moreno Valley Police Department, Fire Department, Animal Services, and other regional agencies that provide service to Moreno Valley. March Air Reserve Base Security will also be on hand showcasing their own wares as a welcomed member of the greater Moreno Valley community.

*Displays and exhibits include:

  • Live fire suppression and car-cutting demonstrations- See first-hand how our Fire Department provides relief from vehicle entrapment;
  • Live demonstrations from teams such as the HDT Robotics (Hazardous Device Team) - Watch the HDT robot maneuver to safely evaluate threatening objects;
  • K-9 units to demonstrate how effectively our canine officers can locate and apprehend a suspect, sniff out drugs, or locate a missing person;
  • Several vehicle and equipment displays including the those from the SWAT Team (Special Weapons and Tactics), fire trucks and a ladder truck, multiple police and other fire units and equipment such as cars, motorcycles, helicopters, boats, CERT Trailer, Emergency Response Force Trailer, and Animal Control units;
  • Tours of the Emergency Operations Center to see and learn more about the Citywide Camera System which is a force multiplier when it comes to investigations and arrests, and the City’s state-of-the-art system for disaster preparedness and response; and
  • Several information booths on hand providing information about a wide range of safety related topics.

*Displays are subject to change as emergency needs arise.

The event will take place at 22850 Calle San Juan de los Lagos between Frederick Street and Veterans Way and in the Public Safety Building parking lot.  Public parking is free and available at City Hall and at the Moreno Valley Conference and Recreation Center located at 14177 Frederick Street and 14075 Frederick Street, respectively. For more information, please contact Shanna Palau at

Upon request, this release will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in these activities should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the activity. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility and participation in this meeting or event.