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Ripon Police Department Press Releases

Pursuit Ended Safely – Suspects Arrested

Pursuit Ended Safely – Suspects Arrested Ripon Ca. – On 08-19-16, at approximately 9:00 pm, Ripon officers were engaged in the pursuit of a white 1997 Acura involving a driver displaying a wanton disregard for the safety of the motoring public. The suspects in the vehicle had reportedly been seen loitering near a closed business […]

Mail Theft Suspects Arrested

Mail Theft Suspects Arrested   On 08-11-16 at 2:48 pm, the Ripon Police Department received a report of a mail theft that had just occurred on West Ripon Road. Two concerned citizens reportedly witnessed the suspects steal mail from a residential mailbox. The witnesses followed the suspects who were driving a 2007 gold Kia Rio. […]

Back To School – Drive Carefully

Back To School – Drive Carefully Ripon Police Department officers will be out in force this week patrolling school zones and issuing citations to promote traffic safety. Please remember the following traffic safety tips: Slow down. Speed limits in school zones are reduced for a reason. A pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling at 25 […]

Local Business Donations Help Support Police Department Outreach Program

Local Business Donations Help Support Police Department Outreach Program Earlier this week the department received 8,000 advisory publications from L.A.W. Publications. These booklets contain information covering topics that include fraud, scams, bullying, drug awareness and general safety information. The booklets were paid for by donations from local businesses. These informative publications will be utilized by […]

Ripon Officers Continue A Green-Policing Tradition

Police K-9 honored by local artist   Earlier this month, he Ripon Police Department announced the news that one of its retired police K-9s, 13 year old “Topper” passed away. K-9-Handler Ofc. Bob Winget and K-9-Handler Ofc. Gordon West both shared the unique distinction of being partnered with Topper during his 7 years on the […]

Ripon Officers Continue A Green-Policing Tradition

Ripon Officers Continue A Green-Policing Tradition   The Ripon Police Department has a developed a unique reputation for adopting innovative technology to meet the policing needs of our citizens. Ripon officers have worked with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs on a number of technology demonstration issues during the last decade. From […]

Ripon Police Utilizing New Legal Tool To Combat Illegal Fireworks

Ripon Police Utilizing New Legal Tool To Combat Illegal Fireworks The Ripon Police Department will be utilizing a new legal tool to combat illegal fireworks this year. Police personnel will respond to reports of illegal fireworks, before, during and after the Fourth of July. The goal will be to curb the usage of illegal fireworks […]

Free Etch & Catch Event Saturday 06/25/2016 at the Ripon Les Schwab Tire Center

Free Etch & Catch Event Saturday 06/25/2016 at the Ripon Les Schwab Tire Center Operation ETCH & CATCH DATE: Saturday, June 25th, 2016 TIME: 9 am – noon LOCATION: Les Schwab Tire Center 750 N. Jack Tone Road, Ripon COST: FREE!! Fight Crime by having your vehicle’s license plate number etched on the catalytic converter […]

Special Olypmics Torch Run

A team of Ripon Police Department Staff participated in the 2016 Special Olympics Torch Run this morning, carrying the ceremonial torch from Ripon to Tracy.  Members of the community came out to support the runners and cheer them on.  The team of 6 will hand the torch off to a team from Deuel Vocational Institution […]

Retired Drug-Fighting Ripon Police K-9, Topper, Passes Away

Retired Drug-Fighting Ripon Police K-9, Topper, Passes Away The Ripon Police Department announced some very sad news today. One of its retired police K-9s, Topper, passed away. Police said the 13 year old Labrador Retriever passed away today as a result of old age and medical issues. K-9-Handler Ofc. Bob Winget and K-9-Handler Ofc. Gordon […]

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