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.

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News and Updates

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  1. Mural Festival Brings Even More Life To Downtown Modesto

    The Downtown Modesto Partnership will celebrate the season finale of their downtown street festival, DoMo First Fridays, with DoMo Walls on October 7, 2022 bringing 4 new murals to Downtown Modesto. Read on...
  2. New Traffic Signal Technology Coming to Modesto

    Starting in early 2023, The City of Modesto will begin changing out what are called Protected/Permissive Left Turn signal lights from a five-section light configuration to a four-section configuration. Read on...
  3. State Route 132 West Completes Phase One with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The City of Modesto celebrated the completion of Phase One of the State Route 132 West Project on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, at the Rosemore Bridge. The ribbon-cutting event centers on the project that began in December of 2019. Read on...
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