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 Partners Announce Launch of Shop Modesto Online to Empower Small Business

    The City of Modesto and Modesto Chamber of Commerce are thrilled to announce the launch of Shop Greater Modesto virtual shopping mall, a new initiative dedicated to supporting local businesses and fostering community spirit. Read on...
  2. Modesto Actively Seeking Partners to Become Bridge Housing Host Sites

    In response to the increasing needs of people experiencing homelessness, City of Modesto is proactively addressing this critical issue through its innovative Three Prong Strategy: Community Accountability, Shelter and Housing, and Programs and Services. Read on...
  3. 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...
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