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.

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News and Updates

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  1. City of Modesto Honored To Receive Two Helen Putnam Awards

    The City of Modesto is proud to announce that it has received the prestigious 2023 Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in recognition of its exceptional efforts to address homelessness in the community. Read on...
  2. City of Modesto Celebrates Opening of Permanent Supportive Housing for Youth

    On Tuesday, September 19, 2023, the City of Modesto celebrated the opening of 14 permanent supportive housing units for homeless and at-risk youth in Downtown Modesto. Read on...
  3. City of Modesto Awarded $33 Million for Affordable Housing Project

    In August 2023, it was announced that the City of Modesto has been awarded $33 million for the development of Seventh Street Village from the State of California’s Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Grant. Read on...
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