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Police Department


  Police Chief - Ronald Strand

 100 W. California Avenue, Ridgecrest CA. 93555


Mission Statement
We hold with great regard the trust that this community bestows upon us and assume responsibility for promoting that trust. Our purpose is to form a lasting and mutually rewarding partnership with our community based on respect and sincerity. Our mission is to provide loyal, fair and ethical police services that actively prevent crime, reduce fear and enhance the safety of citizens through Community Policing.

ConeZone-Logo-HorizontalCaltrans is trying to reach more California drivers than ever before with its “Slow for the Cone Zone” campaign messages. Due to increased funding this summer, highway construction will occur more frequently than usual. Click here to visit a helpful and informative website, maintained by Caltrans, which encourages drivers to take extra precautions when driving in dangerous construction areas.

Police Department Divisions:
Emergency 911
Business #: (760) 499-5100

Field Services Division - Captain: Paul Wheeler (760) 499-5111
Traffic Unit: General questions, Parking Citations Information (760) 499-5125

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  •  Animal Control Services - (760) 499-5190  
  •  Public Alerts - Police need your help  

Support Services Division - Captain: Jed McLaughlin (760) 499-5111

Police Stats and Disaster Preparedness Information
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Council Members

Breeden Acton  Sanders
Thomas   Mower 

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