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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Updated Performance Measures

Performance Measures

VPD tracks various goals to ensure our Department is always improving.

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Ventura Police Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan News Flash

Chief Darin Schindler is pleased to present the Ventura Police Department’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. VPD is rooted in community policing with community partnerships and collaborative problem solving central to our efforts. Policing strategies t...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Use of Force Policies

Use of Force

“The Ventura Police Department is committed to the protection of life and property by providing the highest quality service through community involvement and problem solving.” - VPD Mission StatementWe’ve received many questi...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

An Update from Chief Schindler

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An Update from Ventura Police Chief Darin SchindlerYour Ventura Police Department values a strong relationship with the community and truly strives for excellence. Transparency is a key component of our Department’s relationship with residents a...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

A Message from Chief Schindler

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In the past few days our Department has received questions from community members looking for information about the safety of our neighborhoods, our Department’s training procedures and protocols, and our response to the events taking place acro...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

A Message from Mayor LaVere

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Thank you for keeping positive conversations open and working together to create change for better equality.

Please watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClG_yhPhiTc

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

COVID-19 City Updates

COVID-19 NEWSFLASH

Police and Fire services continue uninterrupted. Police Officers and Firefighters are prepared to respond as needed.

During this dynamic situation, the City of Ventura Police Department and Ventura City Fire Headquarters, located at 1425 Dowell Drive, will...

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