City of Ukiah, California

Police Department

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service

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    Reduce Crime and the Fear of Crime

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    Improve the Quality of Life in Our Neighborhoods

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    Enhance Community and Police Partnerships

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    Develop our Personnel

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The Mission of the Ukiah Police

Safety: We value human life and strive to enable our citizens to be safer and less likely victimized by crime.

Professionalism: We value dedicated highly trained personnel, with a commitment to the standards of the law enforcement profession.

Community Service: We value the privilege to provide effective, efficient and equitable service. We respect the members of our community, the importance of a combined crime prevention alliance and the opportunity to provide a united policing effort. 

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Hot Topics

Peace Officer

A few weeks back, a citizen told me he preferred the title “peace officer” instead of “police officer,” and I couldn’t agree more. Recently, because of highly publicized, police-related incidents in Ferguson, New York City, and elsewhere, there has been a renewed national discussion about law enforcement... (Read more)

Connecting With UPD

Last week I mentioned that Realty World Selzer Realty had just wrapped up a contest asking people to submit ideas to make Ukiah a safer place to live and work. A story about the contest and its winner appeared on the front page of the Ukiah Daily Journal on Sunday, December 20. The winning submission provided... (Read more)

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Business Office707-463-6242
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Monday-Thursday 8-4pm
Friday: Closed
Weekends and Holidays: Closed
We are closed daily for lunch from 12pm-12:30 pm

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service