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.

Galen Carroll
Chief of Police

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News and Updates

  1. Memorial Highway Ceremony Invitation August 26, 2018 at 10:00AM

    The Modesto Police Officers’ Association would like to invite you and members of your organization to attend the Official Dedication Ceremony of the “Modesto Police Officer Leo Volk Jr. and Police Sergeant Steve May Memorial Highway”. Read on...
  2. Update: AM/PM Shooting Leaves One Dead

    Detectives make an arrest on the shooting investigation that occurred on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at AM/PM that left 30-year-old Domonique Lewis dead. Read on...
  3. Update: Police Investigate Death of Elderly Female

    Detectives continue their investigation into the events that occurred at the residence in the 3300 block of Kee Lane in Modesto, on Tuesday morning, August 15, 2018. Read on...
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