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.

Area Commands

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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. Search for New Police Chief Begins

    The ideal candidate will be of the highest integrity, service standards, and community relationship driven. Help us define what is most important in the next Police Chief by participating in the Community Survey. Take Community Feedback Survey
  2. City Launches Forward Together, a Community Engagement Initiative on Policing

    The City Council is hosting a listening session on May 22 as the first step in an ongoing engagement process to evaluate and improve policing in Modesto. Residents are encouraged to share their thoughts... Read on...
  3. Iteris Awarded $3.3 Million Contract for Smart Mobility Initiative

    Iteris, Inc. the global leader in smart mobility infrastructure management, today announced that it has been awarded a contract with a total potential value of $3.3 million by the City of Modesto... Read on...
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