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.

Area Commands

Click on an area below to find out more information. Download Police Beat map

News and Updates

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


  1. City of Modesto Awarded for Work to Address Youth Homelessness

    The City of Modesto is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a recipient of the Audrey Nelson Award from the National Community Development Association (NCDA). Read on...
  2. Modesto Council Takes Action on Forward Together Recommendations

    On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, the Modesto City Council approved the creation of a Community Police Review Board (CPRB) and authorized the preparation of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Independent Police Auditor (IPA). 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...
View All News