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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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Vice-Mayor and Retired Police Chief to be honored at Memorial Service

Vice-Mayor and Retired Police Chief to be honored at Memorial Service The department wishes to pass along information on the Memorial Service for Vice-Mayor and Retired Police Chief Elden “Red” Nutt. Red will be honored at a memorial service on December 5, 2014 at 11:00am.  The service will be held at the Calvary Reformed Church […]

Dangerous Fireworks and Alcohol Lead to Arrests

Dangerous Fireworks and Alcohol Lead to Arrests  Ripon Ca. – On 11-16-14, at approximately 7 pm, the Ripon Police Department received citizen 911 reports of aerial fireworks being launched at Ripona Elementary School. The police department received additional eye witness confirmation of the illegal launches from Ripon Fire Department personnel. Ripon officers were immediately dispatched […]

Department Welcomes New Employees

Department Welcomes New Employees  Ripon, CA– Department Welcomes New Employees Ripon Ca. – On 10-22-14, the men and women of the Ripon Police Department welcomed two new patrol officers. Officer Raul Hernandez, and Officer Carlos Gutierrez received their badges after being sworn in by city clerk Lisa Roos. Chief Ed Ormonde welcomed a large gathering of […]

AUTO THIEVES LOOKING FOR RUNNING UNATTENDED VEHICLES

AUTO THIEVES LOOKING FOR RUNNING UNATTENDED VEHICLES Ripon, CA– As temperatures drop, thieves are out looking for running unattended vehicles to steal. In January of 2013, a 27 year old Modesto man was arrested in Ripon minutes after stealing a white Honda Accord from the parking lot of the La Quinta Inn and Suites. The vehicle […]

Arson Suspect Arrested

Arson Suspect Arrested  Ripon, CA– On 10-08-14, at approximately 4:30 pm, Ripon Police Department officers were dispatched to a local business (Burns Truck and Trailer 1496 W. Santos Ave.) regarding a fire that was burning in the office. A female suspect reportedly set fire to the restroom in the office. When confronted, the female suspect reportedly […]

Pursuit Suspect Detained After Crash

Pursuit Suspect Detained After Crash  Ripon, CA– On 10-08-14, at approximately 1157 pm, Ripon officers were engaged in a pursuit involving a driver displaying a wanton disregard for the safety of the motoring public. The pursuit began near the intersection of Jack Tone Rd./W. Santos Ave. The suspect traveled east on highway 120. As the suspect […]

Early Morning Pursuit Ended Safely

Early Morning Pursuit Ended Safely  Ripon, CA– On 10-08-14, at approximately 0715 hrs. Ripon officers were engaged in a pursuit involving a stolen vehicle. The vehicle was a silver, 2013 Toyota Tacoma license #05562L1, which had been stolen in Pleasanton Ca. The pursuit began in the area of Ruess Rd./Stanley Dr. The suspect vehicle traveled […]

Marijuana cultivation investigation leads to arrests

Marijuana cultivation investigation leads to arrests Ripon, CA: – On 10-03-14, the Ripon Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) served a search warrant in the 1000 block of Goodwin Drive. During the search of the residence officers located Marijuana growing both outside of the residence, and inside the residence in the basement. A pit bull […]

Attempted Daylight Burglary

Attempted Daylight Burglary Ripon, CA – On 09-26-14, at approximately 1048 hours, Ripon officers were dispatched to a residence located in the 1800 block of Riverview Circle regarding at attempted burglary report. A family member was home at approximately 0945 hours, and they heard an object strike a window in the back of the house. […]

Man taken into Custody After Pursuit

Man taken into Custody After Pursuit Ripon, CA: On September 23, at approximately 2:43 pm, Ripon Officers responded to the area N. Jack Tone Rd. on a report of License Plate Reader stolen vehicle alert. The Dispatch center was able to provide an updated location of the vehicle through the city’s MESH camera system as […]

  • 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