Division consists of various units that support
the daily operations of the Department, as well
as the recruitment and hiring of all Police
Civilian Supervisor manages the Records Units,
Animal Control Unit, Training Unit and juvenile
Lieutenant manages Administrative Services,
which includes Parking Enforcement, Franchise
Tow Services, Building Services, and the
Telephone Report Unit; Property and Evidence;
Information Technology; Background Unit; Special
Projects; and the Police Tactical Training
Our Records Unit
is responsible for processing tens of thousands
of police reports, phone calls, and walk-in
traffic at the Department.
They work with our Telephone Report Unit
who handles phone reports, online reports and
reports made at the Department.
The Training Unit
ensures we adhere to all state and federal
training mandates for over 300 employees by
coordinating in house and outside training
sessions, classes, schools, seminars and
conferences for the entire Department.
Training Center continues to expand.
The center provides a gun range for our
Department and law enforcement agencies
throughout the Stanislaus County area.
Many upgrades to the facility have been
made over the years.
Future expansion will include a shoot
house, refurbished classrooms and offices, as
well as upgrades to the infrastructure,
roadways, equestrian and K9 training areas at
Technology unit consists of highly skilled
hardware and software experts.
As we expand our use of technology in
fighting crime and operating the Department, the
demand on this unit grows daily.
The unit is tasked with maintaining
hundreds of desktop and mobile computers,
phones, tablets, and software applications while
always protecting the systems from outside
attacks and meeting state and federal security
works diligently on recruiting and retaining the
most qualified applicants for all Department employees.
Part time employees and volunteers often
staff programs, such as the Wake Up Program for
teens or the Juvenile Diversion program, that
might otherwise go by the wayside due to lack of
Control Unit consists of two Animal Control
Officers and one Animal Control Supervisor.
The unit handles all animal issues while
the officers are working, and follows up on
issues that occur after hours.
The unit is also responsible for
educating the public on the importance of
licensing and vaccinations for their pets.
The dedicated employees of the Support Division
work hard each and every day to provide critical
behind the scenes support that allows our
officers and detectives to have the best
training and equipment available to fight crime
and improve the quality of life in Modesto.
Captain Brian Findlen