Police Department

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Alert from Ceres Police Department

Our Records Department will be closed to the Public beginning March 17, 2020 until further notice.  

Please click on the COVID-19 photo for more information.

If you have an EMERGENCY, dial 911

For NON-EMERGENCY calls to Dispatch, dial 538-5712

(this includes any non-emergency you want to report to the PD as happening or that has already happened such as racing cars, cars blocking a driveway, loud music, etc.)

A Message from the Chief of Police

On behalf of the men and women of the Ceres Police Department, welcome to our website. We hope you find it to be helpful in fulfilling your needs. We are committed to serving the Ceres Community and partnering with its citizens to reduce crime and improve quality of life issues. I have spent a lifetime in the Ceres community and am honored to serve as your Police Chief. I am proud of the police officers and professional staff of this Department because of their dedication and service to all of the people who call Ceres their home.

Please take a look at our website and at the many services we provide. Any comments or suggestions are always welcome and can be emailed to the Chief of Police.


Richard Collins
Chief of Police

Chief Collins' Swearing-in Ceremony

Chief’s Annual Reports

2015 Annual Report                               2019 Annual Report               

2016 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

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Neighborhood Traffic Issues

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