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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.

November 18, 2015 8AM-Noon
December 12, 2015 8AM-Noon
December 16, 2015 1PM-5PM
January 16, 2016 8AM-Noon      
January 20, 2016 1PM-5PM    
February 10, 2016 8AM-Noon        
February 13, 2016 8AM-Noon                   
March 9, 2016 1PM-5PM     
March 12, 2016 8AM-Noon                                                                                                                                             

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Department Location

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

Chief of Police

Chief Carroll
Galen Carroll


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