Lompoc Valley P.A.L. is a youth crime prevention program that relies on educational, athletic, and other recreational activities to cement a bond between law enforcement officers and the youth. Officers from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, United States Penitentiary, Federal Correctional Institution, California Highway Patrol and the Lompoc Police Department work side-by-side with young people who need their guidance. Lompoc Valley P.A.L. started in 1998 and has reached thousands of youth in the Lompoc Valley.