The Ukiah Police Department is a professional organization comprised of dedicated, well-trained officers and staff who are committed to work in partnership with the community to provide public safety to the residents and visitors of Ukiah. Our officers serve by patrolling the City and by responding to calls for police service, performing crime prevention activities, conducting investigations, promoting traffic safety, and apprehending offenders. We are responsible for providing general public safety and public order, and we strive to make a positive difference in the quality of life of our community.
The Department’s core values are Safety, Professionalism, and Community Service, and our objectives and performance measures are defined within the 5 goal areas within our strategic plan. Our goals are to;
- Reduce Crime and the Fear of Crime
- Improve Quality of Life in Our Neighborhoods
- Enhance Community and Police Partnerships
- Develop Personnel
- Continued Accountability
Our Communications Center handles all 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls for the City of Ukiah and City of Fort Bragg Police Departments, provides after-hours dispatching services for Electric, Water, Wastewater and other City of Ukiah services, and makes emergency notifications to the community.
We work in partnership with the community to reduce and prevent crime and improve quality of life, and continue to expand those partnerships to address community problems collaboratively. It is through these collaborative efforts we will achieve the best solutions and outcomes for issues facing our community.