Ripon Police Department Personnel Photograph Mission Statement

We, the members of the Ripon Police Department, are committed to being responsive to our community in the delivery of quality services. Recognizing our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual, our objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes safe secure neighborhoods.


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Press Release Officer Involved Shooting – Tornell Circle February 28, 2017

Press Release Officer Involved Shooting Tornell Circle February 28, 2017 On February 26, at approximately 2:56 am, Stanislaus County Deputies responded to a 911 call at a business located in the 4000 block of Sisk Road in Modesto. The report was of an assault on a security guard. Upon the Deputy’s arrival, he spotted the […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Officer Involved Shooting As the investigation of the Officer Involved Shooting that occurred on February 26th moves past the initial stages, the Ripon Police Department will be assuming the role as the Press Information Agency.  The department will release updated information on the incident later this afternoon. Edward Ormonde Chief of Police Ripon Police Department […]

Police Explorers Lend A Hand At The Library

Police Explorers Lend A Hand At The Library Recently the Ripon Police Explorers donated their time to assist the Ripon Library with some needed house cleaning chores. The Explorers made quick work of the cleaning and dusting projects set before them in the library. This community service project was part of the departments continued efforts […]

Police Seek Person Of Interest Identity

Police Seek Person Of Interest Identity On 01-16-17 at approximately 10:30 pm, a local resident in the 900 block of Opal Ln caught a prowler on his video surveillance system. The prowler appeared to be attempting to open several vehicle tool boxes. Photos of a person of interest are being released to the public for […]

Police Department Reports Busy Start To The New Year

Police Department Reports Busy Start To The New Year The Ripon Police Department has been receiving increasing reports of theft, burglaries and robberies since the first of the year. Crime reports to the police department are up approximately 33% from last year. Department spokesperson, Lieutenant Steve Merchant highlighted a portion of the crime reports the […]

Donations To Police Help Children In Need

Donations To Police Help Children In Need The Ripon Police Department would like to thank Geri Lewis of the Howard Training Center and Barry Day with the Silver Moon band. Through their combined efforts they have collected over 350 stuffed animals that are being distributed to local law enforcement agencies to assist children in need. […]

Police Department Outreach Programs Continue

Police Department Outreach Programs Continue   Ripon officers recently completed a series of community meetings with our senior population as part of the Helping Hands Community Partnership initiative. Four senior community meetings were held at the Ripon Senior Center, Chesapeake Landing and at two Bethany Home locations. These senior outreach meetings were in addition to […]

Theft Suspects Arrested After Vandalizing Nativity Scene And Stealing Property

Theft Suspects Arrested After Vandalizing Nativity Scene And Stealing Property On 12-10-16, at approximately 2:45 AM, the Ripon Police Department received a report of two suspicious males who were knocking on the door of a residence in the 1000 block of Kelcie Drive. The suspects were reportedly asking the home owner about drugs at the […]

Police Report Increase In Local Burglaries and Thefts

Police Report Increase In Local Burglaries and Thefts The Ripon Police Department has seen an increase in both residential and vehicle burglaries this holiday season. Thefts from private property and from retail locations have increased also. Officers are asking everyone who lives or works in Ripon to assist them by doing the following: If you […]

Local Businesses Show Support For Their Police Department

Local Businesses Show Support For Their Police Department Last week during the police department’s annual in-service staff meeting and training the officers, dispatchers, CSOs and volunteers experienced a unique show of support from two local businesses. Jason Buffalow of Buffalo’s Mechanical and Greg Wilson of Vernon Transportation cooked a BBQ lunch for the men and […]

  • Ripon Police Department

    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

    9-1-1 Emergency
    (209) 599-5022 7-Digit Emergency
    (209) 599-2102 24/7 Non-Emergency
    599-RTIP - 24/7 Anonymous Tip Line
    (209) 599-4034 Fax

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