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. Traffic Enforcement Operations Plan for Modesto

    Modesto Police Department will step up Bike and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, October 30, 2018 from 0900-1800 hours with focused enforcement on collision causing factors. Read on...
  2. Update: AM/PM Homicide Investigation Leads to an Additional Arrest

    Detectives make an additional arrest in the AM/PM homicide that occurred August 12, 2018. Read on...
  3. Modesto Police Move Quickly to Locate and Arrest Kidnapping Supsect

    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... Read on...
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