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.
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.
The police department currently has 39 full-time employees including 26 sworn and 13 non-sworn support personnel.
Below is a slideshow of our officers, civilian, and volunteers that work or have worked for the citizens of Shafter over the years.
Chief Zimmermann 2016 - Present
Chief Zrofsky 1998-2007
SPD Staff 2006 - Chief Zrofsky
Chief Fivecoat 2007-2011
SPD Staff 2008 - Chief Fivecoat
Chief Richardson 2011-2016
SPD Staff 2012 - Chief Richardson
SPD Staff 2016 - Chief Zimmermann
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".
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 are interested in adding us to your Nextdoor Neighborhood please add us by clicking here: SPD Nexdoor.
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.