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Municipal Law Enforcement Services Department Overview


Mission Statement

The mission of the Municipal Law Enforcement Services Department (MLES) is to create and maintain a safe, attractive environment for the citizens of Compton through aggressive enforcement of laws and codes that pertain to vehicle violations, zoning, and maintenance of residential, commercial and industrial properties.


The Municipal Law Enforcement Services Department (MLES) is responsible for providing comprehensive, proactive enforcement programs and services designed to eliminate slum and blight conditions and maintain the overall safety and appearance of the community. The department focuses on the abatement of weeds and debris on residential, commercial and industrial properties; enforcing codes related to parking violations, zoning infractions, and property maintenance; and increasing security and safety in and around City facilities. In addition to enforcement activities, MLES provides public information designed to promote safety and property maintenance.

Municipal Law Enforcement Services
600 N. Alameda Street
Compton, California 90220
(310) 605-6331
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday

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