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

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  1. Modesto City Council Members to be Sworn into Office

    On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, the City of Modesto will swear in the newly elected City Council Members Eric Alvarez, Nick Bavaro, and Jeremiah Williams. The ceremony will take place in the Modesto City Council Chamber at 5:30 PM. Read on...
  2. Homeowner Repair Assistance Program Expansion

    The City of Modesto is pleased to announce an expansion of its Homeowner Repair Assistance Program. Eligible residents may apply for low-interest loans and grants to make health, safety and beautification repairs to a home's exterior. Read on...
  3. Modesto and Paymentus | Promotional Sweepstakes

    The City of Modesto has announced the launch of a sweepstakes for customers who take advantage of the City’s online utility bill payment portal. Read on...
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