"The City of Colusa Police Department is dedicated to performing it’s duties in a business-like, but sensitive, manner. The department adopts a Community Oriented/Problem Solving philosophy to promote a positive contribution to law enforcement and the community."
The City of Colusa Police Department provides police protection services within the City of Colusa. The main station is located at 260 6th Street. The Police Department has nine sworn full-time officers, including the Chief of Police, one lieutenant, two sergeants and five officers. There is one personnel position consisting of a non-sworn secretary. Additionally, the Police Department has been authorized a tenth position which will become its first full-time detective position. The Police department uses seven vehicles for its services.
Patrol officers are assigned shifts - under general supervision - with the primary goal of protecting life, protecting property, and keeping the peace. A patrol officer is responsible for, but not limited to, providing public assistance, answering calls for service to include traffic accidents and other emergencies, rendering basic first aid/CPR, enforcement of laws and ordinances, vehicle abatement issues, maintaining order, conducting crime prevention efforts, making arrests when necessary, serving warrants, issuing citations, preparing reports, collecting evidence, testify in court, conducting thorough investigations and follow up, and performance of other related activities and duties as may be required. In addition to the above listed duties, members of the Colusa Police give safety presentations to groups, tow abandoned vehicles from City streets, and enforce parking regulations.
The Records/Administration Section is responsible for a wide variety of services for both the department and the general public. It processes and files criminal records, as well as accident reports, a variety of permits and licenses. Accident reports are available through the Police Department Records Section and may be obtained either in person or by mailing a fee to the Colusa Police Department. Accident reports can be picked up 5 to 10 business days after reporting. The Records/Administration Section also handles the following:
- Maintenance of agency records/reports
- Court-Mandated Functions
- Process Criminal Offender Narcotics/Sex/Arson Offender Registrations
- Order and Restock agency supplies and forms
- Compile statistical monthly reports for The Department of Justice Uniform Crime Reporting
- Attend the public counter and telephone contact
- Administration of vehicle tows and impounds
- Concealed Weapon Permits
- Colusa Police Department has one (1) Administrative Secretary/Records Clerk support position. The Business Office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM.
Administrative Secretary & Records Clerk
Jill Price - firstname.lastname@example.org