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. Arrest made in June 5th, 2018 Double Homicide

  2. Update: Death Investigation at Coralwood Mobile Home Park

    The victims from this case have been identified as 69 year old John Parodi and his 59 year old sister, Debra Parodi. This case has been deemed a homicide by detectives, but the cause of death is not being released at this time. Read on...
  3. Detectives Investigate Suspicious Deaths

    Detectives are investigating the discovery of two adults found deceased in a home in the Coralwood Mobile Home Park, just east of McHenry Avenue and south of Claratina Avenue. Read on...
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