Tehachapi Police Department
|Tehachapi Police Department|
|Patch of the Tehachapi Police Department.|
|Formed||November 27, 2006|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||City of Tehachapi in the state of California, USA|
|Map of Tehachapi Police Department's jurisdiction.|
|Size||9.971 miles (16.047 km)|
|Legal jurisdiction||As per operations jurisdiction.|
|Headquarters||129 East F Street
|Agency executive||Chief of Police, Jeff Kermode|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The police department has been started and ended several times throughout the city’s history. Initially created with the founding of the city, it was later disbanded. It was reestablished in 1955 and disbanded a second time. It was reestablished on November 27, 2006, with the swearing in of the Chief of Police, Jeff Kermode.
"The men and women of the Tehachapi Police Department are committed to providing a safe community and preserving a high quality of life for all residents, businesses, and visitors through community partnerships and responsive professional service. While building community with safety and service, we will hold ourselves to the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct, always treating people with dignity, fairness, and respect."
- Police Department. City of Tehachapi. Accessed: 04-10-2012.
- Hammond, Jon. Charlie Hernandez: a native son of the Tehachapi Valley. Tehachapi News. February 16, 2012. Accessed: 04-10-2012.
- Police Chief. Tehachapi Police Department. Accessed: 04-10-2012.
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