Authorized for 23 sworn positions, and 2 community service officer positions, the Department encourages officers to actively enforce local and state laws while remaining responsive to the needs of the community.
Training for New Officers
All newly hired officers must complete a 12 week Field Training Program. All Ripon Officers receive ongoing, specialized training so that they may effectively investigate any and all types of crimes. Ripon Police Officers are also considered First Responders. They are trained in CPR, First Aid, and the use of HeartStart, a portable defibrillator.