City of Ukiah, California

Police Department

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service

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    Reduce Crime and the Fear of Crime

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    Improve Quality of Life in Our Neighborhoods

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    Enhance Community & Police Partnerships

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    Develop our Personnel

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    Continued Accountability

Press Releases

Press releases from the Ukiah Police Department will appear below.

Armed Robbery December 2nd, 2012

On 12/2/2012 at 0109 hours, the Ukiah Police Department received a call from an employee at Sunny’s Donuts, 1260 S. State Street; regarding an armed robbery that had just occurred at the store. The employee reported to UPD Officer’s that two white male adults approximately 5’10” each in height and one 180lbs... (Read more)

Power Outage and Flood Conditions

December 2nd, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Due to the rise in the Russian River, the City of Ukiah has shut down power to residents in the Oak Manor area of the City. The power is anticipated to be off until the river crests and recedes back below flood levels. City crews are working now to make sure that power in affected... (Read more)

Press Release October 31, 2012

On October 31st at about 12:40 AM a Ukiah Police K9 Officer was taking a report in the 700 block of South Dora Street. The officer heard a loud noise from across the street, and observed 22 year old Jordan Quinn Nunez, of Ukiah, climbing a fence from the backyard of a residence. The officer attempted to contact... (Read more)

Transient Attacked - Assault with a Deadly Weapon

October 12th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Assault with a Deadly Weapon On 10/11/2012 at about 7:40 PM, the Ukiah Police Department responded to Talmage Road and Hwy 101, for a concerned citizen standing in the roadway, yelling for police assistance. Officers responded, and the citizen directed the officers to a field... (Read more)

Suspicious Death Investigation

Suspect Manuel Rodriguez

Suspect Manuel Rodriguez Pictured Above October 5th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE On 9/4/12 at about 05:42 hours, Ukiah Fire Department personnel were dispatched to 300 Blk of N. Main St, on a report of a man down, not breathing.  Upon arrival, the Paramedics found Ukiah resident Duane Johnson age 45 lying on the... (Read more)

Ukiah First Friday Community Bike Ride

Walk & Bike Mendocino is hosting a community bike ride on the first Friday of every month starting from and returning to the Alex Thomas Plaza. Tonight's bike ride, October 5th, 2012 starts at 6 PM. Join fellow community members for a short, all ages ride around Ukiah. After the ride, take a stroll around... (Read more)

Walk to School Day - Please Share the Road

It’s Walk to School Day! Sharing the road with Pedestrians… Just what does share the road mean anyway? Sharing the road isn't about who has more "right" to be there – we all have the right to be there – whether we're commuting, running errands or even using our roads for recreation. Share the road ... (Read more)

Press Release 9-26-2012

PRESS RELEASE - Update On September 20th the Ukiah Police Department begun investigating a stabbing which occurred in the 1600 block of Lockwood Drive, and has left the 16 year old victim hospitalized with serious injuries. Ukiah Police Officers and Detectives determined the altercation started in Vinewood Park,... (Read more)

Press Release West Side

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Press Release 9-24-2012

PRESS RELEASE On September 22nd at about 6:40 AM Ukiah Police responded to the Softball Fields at 100 City Well Road for an alarm activation to the "snack shack" and storage building. Responding officers contacted 37 year old Paul Edward McManus in the parking lot, collecting cans from the garbage. McManus told... (Read more)

Press Release 9-20-2012

PRESS RELEASE On September 21st at about 5:50 PM Ukiah Police received numerous calls from the Vinewood Park area, and vicinity of 1600 Lockwood Drive, regarding reports of reckless vehicles, people fighting with weapons, and a stabbing victim. Numerous officers responded, and two male subjects were seen running... (Read more)

Press Release Case #12-2615

RE: Ukiah Police Department Case Number #12-2615 During the morning of September 17th, MCSO Deputies were in Redwood Valley investigating an assault with a dangerous weapon, and learned the suspect had fled the scene and possibly stolen a Corvette. At about 8:22 AM a Deputy spotted the stolen vehicle in the area of... (Read more)

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service