Police Department

Welcome to the Shafter Police Department website. This website is one of the many ways that we strive to communicate with our community. I look forward to your comments and hope you enjoy touring our website.

-Chief of Police Greg Richardson

The City of Shafter Police Department is truly an all around law enforcement service organization. The department is responsible for all municipal law enforcement functions as well traffic safety and animal control services within the incorporated area of the City of Shafter.

Police Department StaffDepartment Staff
The police department currently has 31 full-time employees including 21 sworn and 10 non-sworn support personnel.

To the right you can view the men and women, officers, civilian, and volunteers that work for the citizens in the City of Shafter.

Mission Statement 
The mission statement of the Shafter Police Department is to "Ensure the safety and security of all people in our city by providing the community responsive and professional police services with compassion and concern".

Additional Information
You can find out more about our agency by clicking on the links to the left of the page, or continue on to see other information about our department and the various programs we are involved with. If you want to contact us to ask a question, email the Police Department or call 661-746-8500.

If you have questions about our LiveScan days and times, contact Records at 746-8500. We operate LiveScan Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. till 4 p.m. If you have a unique situation, appointments may be arranged.