Mission Statement

​​Welcome to the Manteca Police Department’s web site. This site was designed to help you learn more about our department, report crimes and community problems, keep you informed about incidents and events occurring in your neighborhood, and provide you with links to helpful web sites such as Megan’s Law

I am very proud of those men and women who make up the Manteca Police Department. We are dedicated to reducing crime and providing for the safety of our citizens and visitors. Our Department motto, “Duty to Serve,” speaks to our commitment to the ideals of duty, honor, and service above self. Our highly trained and motivated officers and staff employ the latest in innovations and technology to provide the community of Manteca with law enforcement service that is second to none.

Our commitment to you is to exemplify pride and professionalism in our actions through our core values: honor, integrity, accountability and fairness. We are here for you. If you ever have questions or concerns, please contact me or my staff.

Responsibilities

Office of the Chief

The Chief of Police is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Department’s programs and activities and the dissemination of public information.

Operations Division

This element provides management and direction to the following operations: Patrol, Traffic, School Resource Officers program, Special Police Services such as SWAT and Canine, Public Affairs/Crime Prevention and manages the Department’s vehicle fleet.

Services Division

This element provides management and direction to the following operations: Detectives, Street Crimes Unit, Property and Evidence, Records, Dispatch, and Code Enforcement.

Volunteer Programs

The Department’s volunteer programs include Seniors Helping Area residents and Police (SHARPS), Police Explorer Post #805, and the Manteca Police Reserve Officer Corps.  These volunteers assist with various records duties including delivering court papers, archiving police reports, entering information into the Criminal Justice Information System, fingerprinting, property and evidence storage and other light clerical duties, graffiti and abandoned vehicle abatement, shopping center and school zone patrol, traffic control, parking enforcement, and code enforcement.

Professional Standards

This element provides management and direction to the following operations: Training and personnel, recruitment and retention, backgrounds, internal affairs, and discipline. 

Crime Prevention/Public Information

This element coordinates the dissemination of public information, community outreach, crime prevention programs, and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.

Goals

    • Engage the community in public safety efforts through the following objectives:​Continue the expansion of the Department’s volunteer programs and recruitment of volunteers.
    • Continue to present and expand youth and community outreach programs.
    • Continue community outreach through events and public forums.
    • Improve transparency through the use of various social media platforms and department website.
    • Continue Homeless Summits and Outreach.
      • Further develop the on-line crime reporting system.
    • Complete the interface between the electronic citation writers and the Records Management System. 
    • Take advantage of alternative funding and cost-saving measures.
    • Implement and monitor all approved State and Federal grants.
    • Continue to apply for all funding opportunities available to the Department.
    • Replace outdated dispatch radio consoles with new manufacture warrantied and supported consoles.
    • Replace Axon body worn cameras with a 5-year lease agreement to allow for improved capture and retention of video evidence and minimal cost for repair or replacement.
    • Replacement of current handheld Motorola Radios with new updated versions capable of multi-trunking county communications.