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

View the Modesto Police Department news and updates regarding public safety as well as our social media feeds below.  

  1. Meet the Mayor: Community Engagement Series

    The Meet the Mayor Community Engagement Series is an opportunity for Modesto residents to meet Mayor Sue Zwahlen, your city council representatives, and ask questions of City government leaders and officials. Read on...
  2. Homeowner Repair Assistance Program Expansion

    The City of Modesto is pleased to announce an expansion of its Homeowner Repair Assistance Program. Eligible residents may apply for low-interest loans and grants to make health, safety and beautification repairs to a home's exterior. Read on...
  3. City of Modesto wins prestigious Helen Putnam Award for Excellence

    The League of California Cities announced today that the city of Modesto received the esteemed 2022 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in Internal Administration for their implementation of a data collection tool that... Read on...
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