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Ripon Police Department Press Releases

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 […]

Skimming Device Located On Bank Automated Teller Machine

Skimming Device Located On Bank Automated Teller Machine On 03-19-2017 a “skimming” device was located on the Bank of Stockton Automated Teller Machine located at 234 West Main Street in Ripon. Four persons of interest have been identified through surveillance photos. The skimming device was placed on the ATM at approximately 7:30 am on 03-19-17 by […]

Police Deploy New Traffic Safety Technology

Police Deploy New Traffic Safety Technology The Ripon Police Department has a reputation for leveraging new and emerging technologies in their ongoing efforts to keep the citizens of Ripon safe. Today the department announced the acquisition of a new digital speed enforcement and messaging tool that will help reduce speeds and assist with dissemination of […]

Commercial Burglary Suspect Arrested

Commercial Burglary Suspect Arrested On 03-05-17 Ripon officers investigated a commercial burglary that occurred in the 300 block of Parallel Avenue. Through electronic surveillance and physical evidence, officers quickly identified a suspect in the case. On 03-06-17, at approximately 2:00 pm, Ripon officers conducted a probation search in the 100 block of Second Street. Physical […]

Local Business Owner Brings World-Class Training To Police Department

Local Business Owner Brings World-Class Training To Police Department Local Business Owner Brings World-Class Training To Police Department Local business owner Rick Van Unen approached Police Chief Ed Ormonde last summer, asking how he could help bring world-class training to his local police department. Mr. Van Unen and Chief Ormonde quickly came up with a […]

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 […]

  • Ripon Police Department

    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

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