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Ripon Police Department Press Releases

Police Department Welcomes New Employee

Police Department Welcomes New Employee Chief Ed Ormonde and a host of local dignitaries recently welcomed a gathering of family and friends who came to the department to witness the swearing in ceremony for Reserve Police Officer Justin Qualle. Officer Qualle grew up in Ripon and attended local schools. Police Department spokesperson, Lt. Steve Merchant […]

Ripon Pursuit Ends Safely

Ripon Pursuit Ends Safely On 05-31-17, at 1:53 PM, Ripon officers were engaged in the pursuit of a silver 1999 Honda Civic involving a driver displaying a wanton disregard for the safety of the motoring public. The suspects in the vehicle had reportedly been stealing a number of items from the Chevron gas station located […]

Police Investigate Body Found In Stanislaus River

Police Investigate Body Found In Stanislaus River At approximately 1 pm Ripon Police and Fire Department units responded to the Stanislaus River near the Spring Creek Country Club, regarding a report of a body in the river. Upon arrival a recovery was completed. There is no further information at this time due to the fact […]

Skimming Device Located On Bank Automated Teller Machine

Skimming Device Located On Bank Automated Teller Machine On 03-19-2017 a “skimming” device was located on the Bank of Stockton Automated Teller Machine located at 234 West Main Street in Ripon. Four persons of interest have been identified through surveillance photos. The skimming device was placed on the ATM at approximately 7:30 am on 03-19-17 by […]

Police Deploy New Traffic Safety Technology

Police Deploy New Traffic Safety Technology The Ripon Police Department has a reputation for leveraging new and emerging technologies in their ongoing efforts to keep the citizens of Ripon safe. Today the department announced the acquisition of a new digital speed enforcement and messaging tool that will help reduce speeds and assist with dissemination of […]

Commercial Burglary Suspect Arrested

Commercial Burglary Suspect Arrested On 03-05-17 Ripon officers investigated a commercial burglary that occurred in the 300 block of Parallel Avenue. Through electronic surveillance and physical evidence, officers quickly identified a suspect in the case. On 03-06-17, at approximately 2:00 pm, Ripon officers conducted a probation search in the 100 block of Second Street. Physical […]

Local Business Owner Brings World-Class Training To Police Department

Local Business Owner Brings World-Class Training To Police Department Local Business Owner Brings World-Class Training To Police Department Local business owner Rick Van Unen approached Police Chief Ed Ormonde last summer, asking how he could help bring world-class training to his local police department. Mr. Van Unen and Chief Ormonde quickly came up with a […]

Press Release Officer Involved Shooting – Tornell Circle February 28, 2017

Press Release Officer Involved Shooting Tornell Circle February 28, 2017 On February 26, at approximately 2:56 am, Stanislaus County Deputies responded to a 911 call at a business located in the 4000 block of Sisk Road in Modesto. The report was of an assault on a security guard. Upon the Deputy’s arrival, he spotted the […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Officer Involved Shooting As the investigation of the Officer Involved Shooting that occurred on February 26th moves past the initial stages, the Ripon Police Department will be assuming the role as the Press Information Agency.  The department will release updated information on the incident later this afternoon. Edward Ormonde Chief of Police Ripon Police Department […]

Police Explorers Lend A Hand At The Library

Police Explorers Lend A Hand At The Library Recently the Ripon Police Explorers donated their time to assist the Ripon Library with some needed house cleaning chores. The Explorers made quick work of the cleaning and dusting projects set before them in the library. This community service project was part of the departments continued efforts […]

  • Ripon Police Department

    259 N. Wilma Avenue
    Ripon, CA 95366

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    (209) 599-5022 7-Digit Emergency
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