- Crime Info
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The mission of the Ventura Police Department is to protect, serve, and problem solve with our community. We are great people, providing exceptional service, and we value excellence, integrity, professionalism, respect, and transparency.
The Crime Info webpages contain various crime-related information, including our interactive Community Crime Map, crime prevention tips, beat maps, and hate crimes information. Our goal is to provide you with as many crime prevention resources and information so as to help you avoid becoming a victim and to further educate yourself and our community.
We thank you for putting your trust in us to protect your families, property, and businesses and look forward to our next positive interaction.
Beat Maps & Coordinators
Ventura is divided into four Police Beats. A Beat Coordinator in each beat to help connect residents to the officers who are most familiar with their neighborhood.
Community Crime Map
The Community Crime Map is a public crime map that allows us to share crime data and make it easier for residents to stay informed.
Cold Case Investigations
With multiple cold cases on file, we urge the public to review each case and assist in filling information gaps.
VPD is committed to safeguarding the rights of all individuals irrespective of disability, gender, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and/or association with these actual or perceived characteristics.
Megan's Law & Sex Offender Information
VPD registers and tracks over 200 sex offenders for Ventura. Registered sex offenders are required to update their information regularly.
Ventura Police press releases cover crime related incidents, educational campaigns, and community outreach events.
Red Light Photo Enforcement
Red light cameras are used to enforce traffic laws at intersections with a high incidence of red light running violations and collisions.