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 Quality of Life in Our Neighborhoods

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    Enhance Community & Police Partnerships

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    Develop our Personnel

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    Continued Accountability

Press Releases

Press releases from the Ukiah Police Department will appear below.

Updated Information - December 2nd Armed Robbery and Shooting

On December 2nd, 2012, Ukiah Police Officers responded to a shooting alleged to have occurred near Mason and Clara Streets, wherein the victim was shot by a male subject known to the victim. Over the following 2 days Ukiah Police Detectives identified the suspect as 20 year old Markeese Mondale Brantley, formerly of... (Read more)

Press Release 211 Hamilton

On December 2nd at about 10:20 PM Law Enforcement Officers were in the area of Clara and Mason Streets conducting an investigation related to an earlier reported shooting. Officers were contacted by a subject who reported having been robbed approximately 1 hour earlier, on Hamilton Street. The 21 year old male... (Read more)

Press Release December 2, 2012

  On December 2nd at about 9:30 PM Ukiah Police responded to the 200 block of East Perkins Street for a male reporting to have been shot. Officers found the 19 year old male victim sitting on the sidewalk, leaning against a building, with a gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim reported he had been seated... (Read more)

Armed Robbery December 2nd, 2012

On 12/2/2012 at 0109 hours, the Ukiah Police Department received a call from an employee at Sunny’s Donuts, 1260 S. State Street; regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred at the store. The employee reported to UPD Officer’s that two white male adults approximately 5’10” each in height and one 180lbs... (Read more)

Power Outage and Flood Conditions

December 2nd, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Due to the rise in the Russian River, the City of Ukiah has shut down power to residents in the Oak Manor area of the City. The power is anticipated to be off until the river crests and recedes back below flood levels. City crews are working now to make sure that power in affected... (Read more)

Press Release October 31, 2012

On October 31st at about 12:40 AM a Ukiah Police K9 Officer was taking a report in the 700 block of South Dora Street. The officer heard a loud noise from across the street, and observed 22 year old Jordan Quinn Nunez, of Ukiah, climbing a fence from the backyard of a residence. The officer attempted to contact... (Read more)

Transient Attacked - Assault with a Deadly Weapon

October 12th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Assault with a Deadly Weapon On 10/11/2012 at about 7:40 PM, the Ukiah Police Department responded to Talmage Road and Hwy 101, for a concerned citizen standing in the roadway, yelling for police assistance. Officers responded, and the citizen directed the officers to a field... (Read more)

Suspicious Death Investigation

Suspect Manuel Rodriguez

Suspect Manuel Rodriguez Pictured Above October 5th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE On 9/4/12 at about 05:42 hours, Ukiah Fire Department personnel were dispatched to 300 Blk of N. Main St, on a report of a man down, not breathing.  Upon arrival, the Paramedics found Ukiah resident Duane Johnson age 45 lying on the... (Read more)

Ukiah First Friday Community Bike Ride

Walk & Bike Mendocino is hosting a community bike ride on the first Friday of every month starting from and returning to the Alex Thomas Plaza. Tonight's bike ride, October 5th, 2012 starts at 6 PM. Join fellow community members for a short, all ages ride around Ukiah. After the ride, take a stroll around... (Read more)

Walk to School Day - Please Share the Road

It’s Walk to School Day! Sharing the road with Pedestrians… Just what does share the road mean anyway? Sharing the road isn't about who has more "right" to be there – we all have the right to be there – whether we're commuting, running errands or even using our roads for recreation. Share the road ... (Read more)

Press Release 9-26-2012

PRESS RELEASE - Update On September 20th the Ukiah Police Department begun investigating a stabbing which occurred in the 1600 block of Lockwood Drive, and has left the 16 year old victim hospitalized with serious injuries. Ukiah Police Officers and Detectives determined the altercation started in Vinewood Park,... (Read more)

Press Release West Side

Press Release West side (Read more)

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service