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The City of Petaluma's Police Department is dedicated to providing the best law enforcement services to the community and prides itself on community involved programs. Petaluma has a population of approximately 60,000 and encompasses nearly 14 square miles. Petaluma is situated 40 miles north of the San Francisco Bay Area on U.S. Highway 101, and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean.

The Police Department employs 94 full-time employees, including the Chief, five Lieutenants, ten Sergeants, fifty-two Officers, one Community Service Officer, two Parking Enforcement Officers, and other support staff. Additionally, the Department has D.A.R.E. Officers, two School Resource Officers, an Explorer's Program, a Traffic Unit with a Serious Traffic Offender Program (S.T.O.P.), a K-9 Unit, Bicycle and Motorcycle Patrol, Dual Purpose Motorcycle Unit, a SWAT Team, a Hostage Negotiation Team, Patrol Gang Enforcement, an Investigation Unit, and a volunteer Reserve Community Service Officer Program. The Petaluma Police Department is very proactive in the Community Oriented Policing Philosophy.


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Contact Us

EMERGENCY cell phone calls: 707.762.2727


Non-Emergency: 707.778.4372
Fax: 707.656.4059

Ken Savano, Chief of Police
969 Petaluma Blvd. North
Petaluma, CA 94952


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Administration 707.778.4370

Code Enforcement 707.778.4469

Graffiti Hotline 707.776.3606

Records 707.778.4372

Property & Evidence 707.778.4328

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Report Habitual DUI Offenders 707.778.4379

Traffic Complaints (Voice Mail) 707.776.3775

Parking and Abandoned Vehicle Complaints 707-776-3710


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