List of law enforcement agencies in California

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California Highway Patrol vehicles, 2010.

This is a list of law enforcement agencies in California, including local (city), county, and statewide agencies. Historic agencies are included.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 509 law enforcement agencies employing 79,431 sworn police officers, about 217 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State agencies[edit]

County agencies[edit]

Municipal agencies[edit]

College and University agencies[edit]

School Agencies[edit]

The New Parker Center, the headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department in downtown Los Angeles.

Special district agencies[edit]

Federal law enforcement agencies in California[edit]

A San Francisco Police Department cruiser, K-9 division, 2008.

Defunct Agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, by Brian A Reaves, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2011
  2. ^ Roca, Veronica. "Deputy Leaves Gun on Bed, Daughter Picks it up and Shoots Sister". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Lee, Henry (20 February 2015). "Retired Hercules cop accused of trying to kill wife". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  4. ^ http://www.ca-bishop.us/departments/police/ official website accessed 14 August 2014
  5. ^ Fairfield police shoot, kill felon they say charged with knife; by Henry Lee, 15 January 2015.sfgate.com retrieved 26 January 2015
  6. ^ WIllaims, Kate (18 February 2015). "Gilroy police search for 2 women connected to killing". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 19 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Lee, Henry (20 February 2015). "Retired Hercules cop accused of trying to kill wife". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  8. ^ Peele, Thomas. "East Bay cop whose gun was stolen by a prostitute still working". Contra Costa Times. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  9. ^ Three King City police officers sent notice of termination; former Chief resigns; 12 January 2015, KSBW.com accessed 13 January 2015
  10. ^ Official Web Site, accessed 24 August 2014
  11. ^ "Lompoc Police Department". Lompoc, California. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  12. ^ Olsen, Ryan (9 February 2015). "Jury convicts Marysville police officer for molesting Gridley teen". Chico Enterprise-Record. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  13. ^ http://www.uplandpl.lib.ca.us/asp/site/police/about/introduction/index.asp official site accessed 14 August 2014
  14. ^ Walnut Creek Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Woman With Bat While Wearing Mask; 29 August 2014, SanFranciscoCBSlocal.com, accessed 5 September 2014
  15. ^ Cerritos College police chief found dead at motel from suicide; 14 August 2014, privateofficer.com accessed 20 August 2014
  16. ^ Why Does Saddleback College Have an MRAP Armored Vehicle? by Gabriel San Roman, OC Weekly
  17. ^ http://www.openspace.org/about_us/downloads/HR/Ranger.pdf
  18. ^ http://www.trinidad.ca.gov/departments-a-services/police-department.html

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