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Security Forces at Los Angeles Air Force Base have one of the most unique organizations in the entire Air Force. The 61st Security Forces Squadron is made up of mostly of Department of Defense police officers, augmented by Reservists and Guardsmen. There are only a few active duty Air Force security forces members stationed here, acting as squadron staff.

Security Forces Control Center: (310) 653-5787/5664 (DSN 633).

tabVisitor Information 
Visitor Center Hours: Monday through Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact info: (310) 653-0546/0547/0548 (DSN 633)

Processing Procedures: Visitors can be pre-vouched on to the installation by permanent party personnel (over 18 years old) calling the gate prior to the guest's arrival. Visitors also can obtain entry by having their sponsor meet them at the Visitor Control Center located just outside the gate. Visitors over the age of 18 must have a valid picture ID to be allowed access to the base.

Visitor Control Center Location: We are located to the left of the entrance, before you enter the main gate off of Douglas Street. The facility is a new state-of- the-art visitor control center. We prepare and issue AF Form 75s, Temporary Visitor Passes and Vehicle Passes. We coordinate access for contractors, companies, vendors, and visitors, including Aerospace Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Boeing, in support of mission requirements.
tabPrivately Owned Weapons Storage 
All persons arriving at LAAFB, with firearms in their possession, will immediately report to the security forces Fort MacArthur armory to arrange for the temporary storage of their privately owned weapons. All firearms stored on base will be registered via AF Form 1314, in person, with the pass and registration office, located in Bldg. 272.
tabVehicle Operaton on Base 
Speed limits (unless otherwise posted):
LAAFB Main Base - 15 MPH
Family housing areas - 15 MPH

Talking on a cell phone while driving is prohibited unless properly parked or using a single-ear hands-free device.

Parking is authorized only by SMC parking pass or in specifically designated areas.

Parking is prohibited:

- Adjacent to or blocking trash receptacles.
- On across, or outside parking demarcation lines.
- Within 15 feet of a fire hydrant.
- Any location that would impede the operation of an emergency vehicle.
- Designated reserved parking areas.
- Overnight.
tabLocal Information 
Most vehicles require California Smog Certification in order to be registered in California. For more information on the California Smog Inspection Program, contact the Bureau of Automotive Repairs, 1-800-952-5210, or go to California Department of Motor Vehicles at www.dmv.ca.gov.

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