Police Department

If you have an EMERGENCY, dial 911

For NON-EMERGENCY call, dial (559) 665-8600.

The Chowchilla Police Department is a progressive professional agency comprised of sworn police officers and non-sworn support staff who strive to fight crime in a professional, proficient, proactive manner. Our staff is highly trained and held to the highest degree of honesty and integrity. Their compassion for the community they serve shines brightly in their daily patrol work and community involvement.  

The department collaborates with surrounding law enforcement agencies as partners to ensure the maximum level of service for our community.

Police Personnel

Currently, the Chief of Police, the Commander, and four Sergeants perform administrative and patrol duties, and Police Officers are assigned to patrol duties to respond at any given day or time. Other officers are also assigned as Detectives and Campus Resource Officers. Additional assistance is provided by Reserve Police Officers.

The department is supported by an Administrative Supervisor and Community Service Officers who perform dispatch, evidence, animal control, records management, along with many other assigned tasks.

The department also has a volunteer, Police Chaplin.

Police Volunteers

The Chowchilla Police Department encourages the community to become a volunteer to assist the department through a variety of opportunities. This program is currently accepting applications. Download the Chowchilla Police Department Volunteer Application and submit a completed document to the department during office hours.


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