About Riverside Police Department
It is the mission of Riverside Police Department to enhance the quality of life through community based policing that provides police services in a fair, conscientious and professional manner.
To help accomplish our mission, the Department is committed to the following values that guide our daily work and decisions:
The department employs 19 full time sworn officers consisting of a Chief, a Deputy Chief of Police, a Lieutenant, 3 Shift Sergeants, an Investigations Sergeant and 12 Patrol Officers.
The department also employs four full time Dispatchers and 3 part-time Dispatchers that provide dispatching not only for police, but also for the Riverside Fire Department and ambulance. We have a Secretary, a part time Community Service Officer (CSO), 6 part time Crossing Guards and a volunteer Auxiliary Corps of about 10 Officers who assist the department.
The department has its own evidence technicians, youth officers, elder service officers, crime prevention officers and breath-alcohol officers. We also operate a bicycle patrol in the warmer months.
Tours & Guest Speakers
Police station tours are welcome, but by appointment only please! We can provide guest speakers for your school, business or community functions at no charge.