News Flash

Posted on: December 6, 2021

VPD announces upcoming Community Academy

Community Academy

Deadline to apply is Friday, December 31 at 11:59pm.

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Posted on: November 17, 2021

VPD hosts Coffee with a Cop Holiday Toy Drive


Community members are invited to join the Ventura Police Department for coffee, conversation, and a toy drive at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, located at 1780 S. Victoria Avenue in Ventura. The free event will be hosted on December 9, 2021, ...
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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Ventura Police Department awarded $205,000 grant

2022 OTS Grant- NF

VPD was awarded a $205,000 grant from the CA Office of Traffic Safety for a one-year enforcement and education program to deter dangerous and illegal driving, biking, and walking behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

VPD launches a new Explorer Program

Explorer Program- NF

The Ventura Police Department (VPD), in partnership with Boy Scouts of America, is proud to announce the launch of its Explorer Program for Ventura residents.
Ventura’s Police Explorer Program is designed for youth, ages 14-18, who are ...
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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Contact Your District Commander

District Commanders

As part of our Strategic Plan to strengthen community partnerships and streamline problem solving efforts, a VPD Commander has been assigned to each City Council District and each Community Council.

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Text to 9-1-1 Available in the City of Ventura

Text 911 News Flash

Hearing and speech-impaired members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1 have another option to call for help in an emergency – Text to 9-1-1.

Effective immediately, Ventura County law enforcement agencies’ and ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

New Emergency Alerting System Outfitted on Ventura Police Cars to Aid in Evacuation Orders

Hi-Lo Warning System

The Ventura Police Department’s patrol vehicles are now equipped with new Hi-Lo sirens, a different sound than traditional sirens, used to alert residents to evacuate. 

The new warning system will be used when VPD has issued an evacuatio...

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