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About Us

The Benicia Police Department’s function is to protect people and property.  The department relies on the community as a partner in identifying how the police will deliver their services, how these services will be prioritized, and establishing department goals and objectives.  The Benicia Police Department’s goal is to concentrate its services through strategic elements, which are the most critical to effective policing within the community.  Those elements include:

    • Provide, evaluate, and improve upon all policing services to the community.
    • Focus on training needs of all personnel to ensure the highest quality of service to all citizens.
    • Researching and implementing regional policing concepts such as police training and countywide radio and data interoperability.


The members of the Benicia Police Department are committed to being responsive to the community in the delivery of quality service. Recognizing the responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual; the objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership that promotes a safe, secure community. 

The Benicia Police Department is staffed with 32 sworn officers, 20 non-sworn employees, two reserve officers, and 10 citizen volunteers.  The department is lead by the Chief of Police and it is organized into three divisions, Operations, Investigations and Services.  A Lieutenant provides general management direction and control for each division.

The members of the Benicia Police Department take pride in our work and service to the community. The trust the community places in us is of the utmost importance. In the daily course of our work, we have five core values:   

    • Safety
    • Community
    • Leadership
    • Integrity
    • Professionalism

Vision Statement: To be the greatest police agency in the world; an agency of limitless opportunity firmly rooted in deep connections with the community.

Mission Statement: With honor and integrity at all times, in partnership with our community, we are dedicated to keeping Benicia safe and enhancing the quality of life in our city.