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We Protect and Serve

The Petaluma Police Department provides professional law enforcement services to the community. We are proud to involve our community in many of our programs. Our team includes 101 employees. Leading the way is a Chief and a Deputy Chief. Under that leadership are 4 Lieutenants that oversee 9 Sergeants and approximately 65 officers. We also have several other support teams that handle police records, administration and dispatch. Our teams are trained in many specialties including K-9 officers, traffic patrol, SWAT, investigations and community service.

We work together and, in the community, following 6 guiding principles: Professionalism, Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Community & Winning Attitude.


EMERGENCY calls from cell phones: 707.762.2727 


“The men and women of the Petaluma Police Department are committed to doing our very best to keep our community safe. We are proud of our 160-year history of working with our community to provide professional police services, resulting in a city where people feel safe to live, work and play.” - Chief Ken Savano

“I’m very lucky to have a fulfilling job that is different every day. I have a lot of responsibility in my job, but with that responsibility, I am able to help people, and have a relationship with those in my community.” - Deputy Chief Tara Salizzoni

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