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We, the members of the Ripon Police Department, are committed to being responsive to our community in the delivery of quality services. Recognizing our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual, our objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes safe secure neighborhoods.

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Advisory: Sandbags Available

Storm Update – Sandbags Available The City Public Works department is making sandbags available at the Corporation Yard, located at 1210 Vera Ave. Please take appropriate action to safe guard your property from rising water levels. The Public Works department can be reached at 599-2151. In case of emergency’s please dial 911. Sandbags will be […]

Storm Update

Storm Update The City is currently experiencing a high level of rainfall due to the current storm, the Public Works department is working at full strength to alleviate clogged storm drains and to allow pooled water to drain. At the current moment the storm water system in the city is running at full capacity and […]

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned this Weekend Ripon, CA – Ripon Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on 12-13-2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of […]

Vice-Mayor and Retired Police Chief to be honored at Memorial Service

Vice-Mayor and Retired Police Chief to be honored at Memorial Service The department wishes to pass along information on the Memorial Service for Vice-Mayor and Retired Police Chief Elden “Red” Nutt. Red will be honored at a memorial service on December 5, 2014 at 11:00am.  The service will be held at the Calvary Reformed Church […]

Dangerous Fireworks and Alcohol Lead to Arrests

Dangerous Fireworks and Alcohol Lead to Arrests  Ripon Ca. – On 11-16-14, at approximately 7 pm, the Ripon Police Department received citizen 911 reports of aerial fireworks being launched at Ripona Elementary School. The police department received additional eye witness confirmation of the illegal launches from Ripon Fire Department personnel. Ripon officers were immediately dispatched […]

Department Welcomes New Employees

Department Welcomes New Employees  Ripon, CA– Department Welcomes New Employees Ripon Ca. – On 10-22-14, the men and women of the Ripon Police Department welcomed two new patrol officers. Officer Raul Hernandez, and Officer Carlos Gutierrez received their badges after being sworn in by city clerk Lisa Roos. Chief Ed Ormonde welcomed a large gathering of […]


AUTO THIEVES LOOKING FOR RUNNING UNATTENDED VEHICLES Ripon, CA– As temperatures drop, thieves are out looking for running unattended vehicles to steal. In January of 2013, a 27 year old Modesto man was arrested in Ripon minutes after stealing a white Honda Accord from the parking lot of the La Quinta Inn and Suites. The vehicle […]

Arson Suspect Arrested

Arson Suspect Arrested  Ripon, CA– On 10-08-14, at approximately 4:30 pm, Ripon Police Department officers were dispatched to a local business (Burns Truck and Trailer 1496 W. Santos Ave.) regarding a fire that was burning in the office. A female suspect reportedly set fire to the restroom in the office. When confronted, the female suspect reportedly […]

Pursuit Suspect Detained After Crash

Pursuit Suspect Detained After Crash  Ripon, CA– On 10-08-14, at approximately 1157 pm, Ripon officers were engaged in a pursuit involving a driver displaying a wanton disregard for the safety of the motoring public. The pursuit began near the intersection of Jack Tone Rd./W. Santos Ave. The suspect traveled east on highway 120. As the suspect […]

Early Morning Pursuit Ended Safely

Early Morning Pursuit Ended Safely  Ripon, CA– On 10-08-14, at approximately 0715 hrs. Ripon officers were engaged in a pursuit involving a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was a silver, 2013 Toyota Tacoma license #05562L1, which had been stolen in Pleasanton Ca. The pursuit began in the area of Ruess Rd./Stanley Dr. The suspect vehicle traveled […]

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    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

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    (209) 599-5022 7-Digit Emergency
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