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

Area Commands

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News and Updates

  1. Update : Victim Identified in Shooting in West Modesto

    On Saturday evening at about 6:30 PM, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a shooting in the 1500 block of Nian Way. A male victim was located with at least one gunshot wound and succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Read on...
  2. Shooting in West Modesto Leaves One Dead

    On Saturday evening at about 6:30 PM, officers responded to a 9-1-1 call of a shooting in the 1500 block of Nian Way. Read on...
  3. Multi-Agency Collaboration Results in Arrest on Early Morning Crime Spree

    Officers from several local agencies worked together to capture a group suspected of an armed robbery in Ceres and an armed carjacking in Modesto. Read on...
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