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. Upcoming bicycle and pedestrian safety operation

    Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas where bike and pedestrian traffic and crashes occur in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Read on...
  2. DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

    Officers from the Modesto Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. Read on...
  3. Update: More information released in fatal Monday night shooting

    The young man who was fatally wounded during a late night shooting in a north Modesto parking lot, has been identified. Read on...
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