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Modesto 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

Join Our Team

The Modesto Police Department is hiring police officer recruits, trainees and laterals!

Post Pellet B Entry Exam results must accompany all police officer recruit applications. Below are upcoming testing dates for this exam. To sign up, simply click on the date.

May 21, 2016 8AM-Noon
May 25, 2016 1PM-5PM   
June 8, 2016  1PM-5PM
June 11, 2016  8:30AM-12:30PM  
July 9, 2016  8:30AM-12:30PM     
August 10, 2016  9AM-1PM        
August 13, 2016 8:30AM-12:30PM                                                         

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Chief of Police

Chief Carroll
Galen L. Carroll

Map: Modesto Police Department
Address: 600 10th St. Modesto, CA 95354
Phone Number: (209) 572-9500