Police Department

Chief's Message

On behalf of the men and women of the Modesto Police Department, we would like to welcome you to our website.

The Modesto Police Department is a professional and progressive law enforcement agency committed to working together with the community we serve, in order to provide the highest quality of service.

Together, in partnership with the community, we will continue to make the City of Modesto a great and safe place to live, visit, and do business.

I encourage you to browse our website to learn more about our department and the many services we provide. We constantly strive to enhance the quality of service we provide and welcome any suggestions or comments you may have.

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News and Updates

View the Modesto Police Department news and updates regarding public safety as well as our social media feeds below.  

  1. Modesto Actively Seeking Partners to Become Bridge Housing Host Sites

    In response to the increasing needs of people experiencing homelessness, City of Modesto is proactively addressing this critical issue through its innovative Three Prong Strategy: Community Accountability, Shelter and Housing, and Programs and Services. Read on...
  2. Modesto Municipal Primary Election

    The City of Modesto Municipal Primary Election Candidate Nomination period is now open. Persons wishing to run for office for Mayor will be able to file nomination petitions Monday, November 13, 2023 – Friday, December 8, 2023. Read on...
  3. Modesto Launches Rental Housing Safety Program

    Modesto City Council is pleased to announce the launch of its Rental Housing Safety Program, aimed at ensuring the safety and well-being of residents in rental properties throughout the city. Read on...
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