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. Police Investigate Sunday Night Homicide

    A 37-year-old Modesto man is deceased following a Sunday night shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Donegal Drive in southeast Modesto. Read on...
  2. Improving Motorcycle Safety, Aim of Modesto Police Department Operation

    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. Read on...
  3. Modesto Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

    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. Read on...
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