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.

Galen Carroll
Chief of Police

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News and Updates

  1. Click it or Ticket Campaign Starts Monday

    To help keep drivers and passengers safe, Modesto Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. The national seat belt campaign will take place May 21 through June 3, concurrent with the busy travel season. Read on...
  2. Update: More information released in fatal Monday night shooting

    The young man who was fatally wounded during a late night shooting in a north Modesto parking lot, has been identified. Read on...
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