Tehachapi Police Department

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Tehachapi Police Department
Abbreviation TPD
Tehachapi Police Department Patch.png
Patch of the Tehachapi Police Department
Agency overview
Formed November 27, 2006
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* City of Tehachapi in the state of California, US
Kern County California Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Tehachapi Highlighted.svg
Map of Tehachapi Police Department's jurisdiction.
Size 9.971 miles (16.047 km)
Population 14,414 (2010)
Legal jurisdiction As per operations jurisdiction.
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters 129 East F Street
Tehachapi, California
Agency executive Chief of Police, Jeff Kermode
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Tehachapi Police Department is the agency responsible for law enforcement within the City of Tehachapi, California. The headquarters is located at 129 East F Street.[1]

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.[2] It was reestablished on November 27, 2006, with the swearing in of the Chief of Police, Jeff Kermode. The now Chief of Police is Kent Kroeger - http://ca-tehachapicityhall.civicplus.com/index.aspx?NID=29[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Police Department. City of Tehachapi. Accessed: 04-10-2012.
  2. ^ Hammond, Jon. Charlie Hernandez: a native son of the Tehachapi Valley. Tehachapi News. February 16, 2012. Accessed: 04-10-2012.
  3. ^ Police Chief. Tehachapi Police Department. Accessed: 04-10-2012.

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