Chief Justin Wyatt

A Welcome from Chief Wyatt 

Welcome to the Ukiah Police Department’s website. We hope it provides you with valuable information, and with resources to inform and serve our community.

We serve a resident population of over 16,000, and daily population that swells to well over 30,000. Our law enforcement professionals are committed to providing our community the highest level of police services by practicing our values of Safety, Professionalism, and Community Service.

We value the community partnerships and support we share, which serve to enhance our abilities to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors. We are proud to be able to make a difference by doing our jobs well.

We hope that you find our website informative and we encourage you to return often.

Thank you.

Justin Wyatt
Chief of Police

More About Chief Wyatt

Chief Wyatt is a 25-year veteran of the Ukiah Police Department, and has served more than 30 years in Law Enforcement. The Chief has served the Department as a patrol officer, was assigned to the Mendocino Major Crimes Task Force, as a sergeant in Patrol and in the Training and Special Enforcement Unit, and as a Patrol Commander. He has overseen the Field Training Program, served as a rangemaster and on the SWAT Team, and as an Instructor with Mendocino College. The Chief holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice Management and is a graduate of various leadership programs including Leadership Mendocino and the FBI National Academy.