Police Department


Department head: Pedro Espinoza

7301 Hanna St, Gilroy, CA 95020

The City of Gilroy Police Department employs 65 sworn officers and 40 professional staff, which are deployed in the following areas: administration, anti-crime team, communications 911, crime analysis, detectives, records, and the traffic unit. 

The department fields a mounted unit and a bike patrol unit, and also has teams that handle crime scene investigation, major accident investigation, special operations and hostage negotiation.

Community members can participate in the following programs: 
Citizen Police Academy
Graffiti Abatement Committee
Neighborhood Academy
Police Chief's Advisory Committee
Police Explorer Program
Reserve Police Officer Program
Volunteers in Policing Program

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