W E L C O M E
The Grass Valley Police Department is a full-service, community policing organization with 31 sworn and civilian staff which provide police services for the City. There are also 8 reserve officers and currently a 12 member volunteer program.
Operating out of a modern police facility at 129 South Auburn St., the department features a 24-hour dispatch center, uniformed patrol, an investigations unit, a recognized Special Incident Team and model community policing programs.
Our Mission: The Grass Valley Police Department is dedicated to providing
effective and courteous community policing services while preserving the legal
rights of all individuals and reducing the impact of crime.
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2012 Citizen Attitude Survey:
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Message from Chief John Foster:
I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the Grass Valley Police Department Web site. It is my hope that you will find this site to be a valuable resource for you to learn about the department, and that you will discover ways in which you can join in partnership with us to make this community a better place to live, work and visit.
The members of the Grass Valley Police Department are proud to serve you and this community. We are committed to providing you high quality services through our community policing strategies. We value our opportunities to work in partnership with you and take pride in the relationships we have developed which have resulted in enhancing our community and quality of life.
The Grass Valley Police Department places an emphasis on Community Oriented Policing which enhances patrol capabilities while adding personal interaction between officers and the citizens of our community. By establishing interaction between residents, merchants and our department, we are equipped to assist in your individual police related needs. A healthy rapport between the public and our Department discourages criminal activity from gaining a stronghold in our community.
I invite you to contact us with any comments, questions, or suggestions you might have at firstname.lastname@example.org. Again, thank you for your partnership and we look forward to working together with you to maintain a safe and livable city for all to enjoy.
Finally, remember that together we do make a difference.