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Department head: Jeffrey Watkins, Acting Police Chief

PO Box 600, Carmel, CA 93921

Police Department: (831) 624-6403
Fire Department: (831) 620-2030

The Police Department is responsible for law enforcement and crime prevention within the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea.

The Monterey Fire Department staffs the Carmel Fire Department, protecting the lives and property of residents, businesses, and visitors for the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea. Firefighters prevent and suppress fires, respond to emergency medical calls, and educate the public on safety topics.

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