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, 1 Lieutenant, 3 Shift Sergeants, an Investigations Sergeant and 13 Patrol Officers.
The department also employs 1 Secretary, 1 Public Safety Analyst (shared with the Fire Department), 3 part-time Community Service Officers (CSO), 10 part time Crossing Guards and 3 Auxiliary 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.