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Ripon Police Department Press Releases

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LATERAL AND ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LATERAL AND ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LATERAL AND ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS Starting Salary: $58,354 – $70,929 up to 5% additional for Advanced POST Certificate The City of Ripon is a family-oriented community located along the Stanislaus River in San Joaquin County. We welcome eligible applicants to apply for […]

The Ripon Police Department Pistol Range will be in use this afternoon and evening for required training.

The Ripon Police Department Pistol Range will be in use this afternoon and evening for required training. The Ripon Police Department Pistol Range will be in use this afternoon and evening for required training. If citizens have questions about range operations, please contact the police department watch commander at 599-2102. For further information Contact RPD […]

Operation ETCH & CATCH

Operation ETCH & CATCH Operation ETCH & CATCH DATE: Saturday, July 8th, 2017 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 onto the catalytic converter of your Nissan or Toyota pickups, Dodge Ram pickups, and […]

Police Department Welcomes New Employee

Police Department Welcomes New Employee Chief Ed Ormonde and a host of local dignitaries recently welcomed a gathering of family and friends who came to the department to witness the swearing in ceremony for Reserve Police Officer Justin Qualle. Officer Qualle grew up in Ripon and attended local schools. Police Department spokesperson, Lt. Steve Merchant […]

Ripon Pursuit Ends Safely

Ripon Pursuit Ends Safely On 05-31-17, at 1:53 PM, Ripon officers were engaged in the pursuit of a silver 1999 Honda Civic involving a driver displaying a wanton disregard for the safety of the motoring public. The suspects in the vehicle had reportedly been stealing a number of items from the Chevron gas station located […]

Ripon Police Add Non-Lethal Option To Aid Officers

Ripon Police Add Non-Lethal Option To Aid Officers The Ripon Police Department announced the acquisition of the PepperBall non-lethal projectile system. The PepperBall system is a paintball-like version of pepper spray. Projectiles of powdered PAVA capsaicin II can be launched to help protect the public and police by subduing dangerous suspects. The PepperBall system was […]

Ripon Police Deal With Increasing Homeless Encampment Issues

Ripon Police Deal With Increasing Homeless Encampment Issues Ripon officers and a part-time code enforcement officer are responding to a growing number of calls related to homeless issues on almost a daily basis. With these rising calls for service, officers are trying to find ways to stretch available resources to address enforcement of illegal homeless […]

Bicycle Safety Rodeo

Bicycle Safety Rodeo Each spring, the Ripon Police Department conducts free bicycle safety rodeos at our local elementary schools. The bicycle safety rodeos are instructed by our School Resource Officer and our Volunteers in Police Services. This is a perfect venue to teach children the skills and rules-of-the-road to enable them to ride a bicycle safely. […]

Police Investigate Body Found In Stanislaus River

Police Investigate Body Found In Stanislaus River At approximately 1 pm Ripon Police and Fire Department units responded to the Stanislaus River near the Spring Creek Country Club, regarding a report of a body in the river. Upon arrival a recovery was completed. There is no further information at this time due to the fact […]

Ripon Police Sergeant Stephen Meece Named American Legion Law Enforcement Officer Of The Year

Ripon Police Sergeant Stephen Meece Named American Legion Law Enforcement Officer Of The Year The American Legion of Ripon, Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award is presented to a well-rounded law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of his or her position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service […]

  • 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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