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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Improving Motorcycle Safety, Aim of Modesto Police Department Operation

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Careless motorists as well as riders get special scrutiny.

The Modesto Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.  Extra offic...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Modesto Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

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The safety of people who use roadways to walk or ride their bike is the focus of a bicycle and pedestrian safety education program with Modesto Police Department.

A $40,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund the year-long pr...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

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Modesto, CA - Officers from the Modesto Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.  DUI Saturation Patrols will...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Traffic Enforcement Operations Plan for Modesto

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Modesto Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Saturday, October 6 and Monday, October 8, 2018 from 8 am-5 pm with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicycli...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Modesto Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

Modesto, CA. Modesto Police Department has been awarded a $430,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. &n...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Abducted Child Located Unharmed

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Modesto, CA –On Monday, September 24, 2018 at approximately 7:25am, patrol units responded to a home on Poinsettia Drive for the report of a child abduction.  The investigation revealed, 41- year old John Cosso and five others, forced their way i...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Modesto Police Move Quickly to Locate and Arrest Kidnapping Supsect

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On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at approximately 4 o’clock in the afternoon, a fourteen-year-old female reported that a man approached her in a vehicle as she walked along Tokay Avenue. She indicated the man attempted to grab her and she was able to ...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: July 7, 2016

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