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

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  1. City Uses GIS to Help Support those Experiencing Homelessness

    An innovative approach by the City using GIS technology leads to a case study by ArcGIS the world’s leading mapping and location analytics platform. The City uses real-time information in an effort to better support those experiencing homelessness. City of Modesto ArcGIS Case Study
  2. Mayor Sue Zwahlen tests positive for COVID-19

    Mayor Sue Zwahlen today announced she has tested positive for COVID-19. “A few days ago, I noticed mild symptoms that could be COVID-19 related. I purchased a home testing kit and... Read Press Release 8-30-21
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