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Ripon Police Department Press Releases

Police Department Announces the Passing of Retired Ripon Police Chief

  Police Department Announces the Passing of Retired Ripon Police Chief Police Department Announces the Passing of Retired Ripon Police Chief On Monday, November 23, 2015 Retired Police Chief Harvey Douma passed away. Chief Douma was hired by the Ripon Police Department in 1951. From 1963 to 1982 he was Ripon’s Police Chief. He spent […]

Early Morning Traffic Stop Leads to Stolen Property Arrest

  Early Morning Traffic Stop Leads to Stolen Property Arrest Early Morning Traffic Stop Leads to Stolen Property Arrest: On 11-23-15, at approximately 7:56 a.m. Ripon Police Department officer Paul Staley observed a suspicious vehicle repeatedly driving through the parking lot of the Grace Brethren Church (734 W. Main St.) Officer Staley was specifically watching […]

Ripon Residents: Free Steering Wheel Lock

  Ripon Residents: Free Steering Wheel Lock The Ripon Police Department has recently seen an increase in stolen vehicles within our city. Investigators have identified the top nine most stolen vehicles in San Joaquin County as: 1. 1989 to 1997 Honda Accord 2. 1988 to 2000 Honda Civic 3. 1987 to 1996 Toyota Camry 4. […]

SHOOTING SUSPECTS CONVICTED

  SHOOTING SUSPECTS CONVICTED Ripon Ca. – 06-09-15 a shooting occurred near the downtown area in Ripon. At that time the victim received serious, non-life threatening injuries. On 08-21-15, detectives with Ripon’s Special Investigations Unit, with assistance from the Manteca-Ripon SWAT Team served search and arrest warrants at a residence in Riverbank. During the warrant […]

INVESTIGATING CRITICAL INCIDENT NEAR BIKE BRIDGE PARKING LOT

  INVESTIGATING CRITICAL INCIDENT NEAR BIKE BRIDGE PARKING LOT The Ripon Police Department is investigating a Critical Incident at the Bike Path Parking Lot area.  At this time, there do not appear to be any outstanding suspects.  Access to the parking lot and some surrounding areas will be restricted temporarily while the investigation continues. UPDATE: […]

Shoplifting Ring Apprehended

  Shoplifting Ring Apprehended Ripon, CA – The Ripon Police Department has arrested five suspects following an investigation into a shoplifting ring. On 08-25-15, at 930 pm, Ripon officers were dispatched to the CVS drug store on Main Street regarding a shoplifting in progress being committed by multiple suspects. Officers arrived on scene within minutes […]

Attempted Rape Suspect Sentenced

  Attempted Rape Suspect Sentenced Ripon, CA – On 08-24-15, 35 year old Jose Vasquez Sanchez of Hughson was sentenced in Stockton Superior Court to 16 years in state prison regarding a violent attempted rape involving a firearm that occurred near the Stanislaus River in Ripon on 06-18-14. P.I.O. – Lieutenant Steve Merchant Ripon Police Department […]

SECOND RIPON SHOOTING SUSPECT ARRESTED

  SECOND RIPON SHOOTING SUSPECT ARRESTED Ripon Ca. – A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred on 06-09-15 near the downtown area in Ripon. At that time the victim received serious, non-life threatening injuries. On 08-22-15, Modesto Police Officers assisted Ripon detectives by locating a second suspect wanted in […]

SHOOTING SUSPECT ARRESTED

  SHOOTING SUSPECT ARRESTED Ripon, CA – On 06-09-15, Ripon Police Department detectives began an investigation regarding a shooting that occurred near the downtown area in Ripon. The victim received serious, non-life threatening injuries. On 08-21-15, detectives with Ripon’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) served search and arrest warrants at a residence in Riverbank. During the […]

Press Release

  On July 15, at approximately 7:52pm, Ripon Officers were dispatched to 1250 Hughes Lane, the Curt Pernice Skate Park in regards to a noise complaint.  The reporting party advised the music was loud and contained obscene language. Upon arrival, officers located where the music was coming from and contacted an adult male subject sitting […]

  • Ripon Police Department

    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

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    (209) 599-5022 7-Digit Emergency
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