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.

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)

Press Release 9-14 through 9-17, 2012

PRESS RELEASE On September 14th at about 10:35 PM Ukiah Police responded to East Gobbi Street near the railroad tracks for an injured subject bleeding from the head. Officers contacted several witnesses in the area and learned 53 year old Irene Marie Miller had struck the victim in the head with a beer bottle... (Read more)

Press Release Case #12-2521

Press Release TO: Press RE: Ukiah Police Department Case Number #12-2521 9/6/2012 SUSPECT: 16 year old female (name withheld due to age) with a residence in Talmage CHARGES: 1.) 2800.2(a) CVC-Felony evading 2.) 594(b)(1) PC-Felony vandalism 3.) 148(a)(1) PC-Misdemeanor resist/delay officer 4.) 12500(a)... (Read more)

Press Release Case #12-2485

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Press Release Case# 12-2471

Press Release UPD Case 12-2471 On 9/1/2012 at about 4:13 am, UPD Officers were dispatched to 105 Pomeroy Avenue, Denny’s Restaurant, on a report of a stabbing that had just occurred. At the scene officers discovered that two male adults had entered the restaurant and walked to the back of the restaurant where a... (Read more)

Safety · Professionalism · Community Service