Administration

Along with the Chief of Police, five additional department personnel make up the Command Staff of the Ceres Police Department. Comprised of one Captain, three Lieutenants and a Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police, the Command Staff oversees the day-to-day running and administration of the entire department.

Command Staff:

Crane box.comCaptain Patrick Crane

209-538-5743

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Perry box.com

Lt. Chris Perry

Special Operations

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Yandell box.com

Lt. James Yandell

Training & Recruiting

Vierra box.com

Lt. Danny Vierra

Patrol

Pederson

Confidential Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police Marcy Pederson

Phone: 209-538-5726

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Yotsuya

Administrative Sergeant Greg Yotsuya

Phone: 209-538-5719

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Working side-by-side with the Command Staff is the Administrative Sergeant, Greg Yotsuya, who is responsible for the following:

  • ABC Licenses
  • Business Licenses for:
    • Bingo Halls
    • Firearms Dealers
    • Second Hand Dealers/Pawn Shops
  • Liaison between the CPD and Ceres Unified School District
    • Oversees School Resource Officers
  • Professional Standards
  • Records Division
  • Special Investigations