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City of Petaluma Police Department Petaluma Police Department Mission

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The City of Petaluma's Police Department is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services to the community and prides itself on community involved programs. Petaluma has a population of approximately 60,000 and encompasses nearly 14 square miles. Petaluma is situated 40 miles north of the San Francisco Bay Area on U.S. Highway 101, and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean.

The Police Department employs 94 full-time employees, including the Chief, two Captains, (one position unfilled due to budget), three Lieutenants, ten Sergeants, fifty-two Officers, four Community Service Officers, two Parking Enforcement Officers, and other support staff. Additionally, the Department has D.A.R.E. Officers, two School Resource Officers, an Explorer's Program, a Traffic Unit with a Serious Traffic Offender Program (S.T.O.P.), a K-9 Unit, Bicycle and Motorcycle Patrol, Dual Purpose Motorcycle Unit, a SWAT Team, a Hostage Negotiation Team, Patrol Gang Enforcement, an Investigation Unit, and a volunteer Reserve Community Service Officer Program. The Petaluma Police Department is very proactive in the Community Oriented Policing Philosophy.

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Contact Information

Police Chief,
Patrick Williams


Location:
969 Petaluma Blvd. N.
Petaluma, CA 94952
phone:707.778.4370
fax:707.778.4502


Hours:
Admin. Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Emergencies 24/7


Phone Numbers:
Police Reception
707.778.4372
Department Fax
707.778.4476
Administrative Assistant
707.778.4370
Records Supervisor
707.778.4462
Investigations Unit
707.778.4375
Traffic Complaints (Voice Mail)
707.776.3775
Report Habitual DUI Offenders
707.778.4335
Code Enforcement
707.778.4469
Graffiti Hotline
707.776.3606


E-Mail:
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Traffic/STOP Enforcement