Police Department


Department head: Daniel Foss, Chief of Police

317 Broad St, Nevada City, CA 95959

(530) 265-4700

The department consists of 10 sworn members, the chief of police, two lieutenants, six full time officers, one part-time officer, one detective, two community service officers (one part-time), six reserve officers, one records supervisor, and two chaplains. Officers and civilian staff can be seen patrolling the streets in vehicles, on foot or by bicycle. Officers provide a variety of functions, including criminal investigations, traffic and parking enforcement, building code enforcement, ABC license compliance, evidence management, and special event coordination.

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