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The Economic Crimes Unit is located at:
Modesto Police Administration Building,
600 10th Street
Modesto, CA 95354,

The Unit is divided into two divisions, Property Crimes and Economic Crimes.
Property Crimes Unit detectives investigate:
  • Residential and commercial burglaries
  • Cases involving possession of stolen property
  • Theft from vehicles

Economic Crimes Unit detectives investigate:

  • Credit Card Theft
  • Check Forgery
  • Identity Theft
  • Grand Theft
  • Real Estate Fraud
  • Elder Financial Abuse
  • Embezzlement

Before an investigation may begin a police report must first be filed with the Modesto Police Department.

This may be done:
  • In person at the Modesto Police Department, 600 10th Street.
    Lobby hours are: Monday - Thursday 8:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M.
    Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
    Saturday - Sunday Closed
To report a crime in progress or other emergencies call 9-1-1.  If it is not an emergency, call 552-2470 to speak with a dispatcher.
Economic Crimes (209) 572-9551
Property Crimes (209) 572-9686


The MOST important thing YOU can do is CALL THE POLICE to report a CRIME or any SUSPICIOUS activity. You have to be the eyes of your neighborhood. And remember you can always remain a pair of anonymous eyes!

Please call our Non-Emergency Dispatch at 552-2470 or 9-1-1 if you deem the situation to be an emergency.

Light up your residence, lock your doors at all times, and call the Police when you see something suspicious.




For additional crime prevention tips or to arrange for a crime prevention specialist to conduct a neighborhood association or group meeting call the following numbers:

CSO Christy Beffa (209) 572-9639 CSO Heather Graves (209) 572-9636