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. City of Modesto Approves New Agreement with Downtown Streets Team

    The Modesto City Council approved a new agreement with the Downtown Streets Team at the City Council Meeting held on August 9, 2022. The Downtown Streets Team is an essential piece of the City’s efforts to end homelessness, and the... Read on...
  2. Council Workshop on Forward Together Recommendations

    Nearly a year ago, the Modesto City Council launched Forward Together – an engagement initiative on policing in Modesto, in response to both local and national events. Read on...
  3. Burglary Suspect Arrested

    August 9, 2022 - This morning at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of Sapphire Drive for reports of a burglary involving an equipment trailer. While officers were enroute, a vehicle matching the description... Read on...
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