The Indio Police Department is responsible for services associated with enforcement of local, state and federal statutes, public safety, traffic enforcement and maintaining public safety. The basic and most essential responsibilities of the Indio Police Department are to protect life and property. This is accomplished through the administration of the Chief of Police and three Divisions within the department. The Divisions include: Field Services, Investigative Services and Support Services.
The department uses traditional and non-traditional policing methods to address and prevent crime in Indio, and to provide cost-effective services to the community. These programs and services include: a police K-9 program; traffic unit (motors); code enforcement unit; animal control services / animal care center; police dispatch; police reserves; police cadets; citizens on patrol (CHIP); neighborhood watch programs; crime free multi-housing program; community outreach unit; chaplain program; quality of life team (QOL); special enforcement team (SET); school resource officers (SRO), detectives, investigator assignments, training unit, patrol and a Citizens Online Police Reporting system. The Indio Police Department embraces the community policing philosophy that promotes problem solving, community partnerships and organizational transformation, in order to develop proactive and evidence-based strategies and solutions for crime and quality of life issues.
The Indio Police Department’s staff believes its motto: “Our Community Our Commitment…”
For more information about the Indio Police Department please visit www.indiopd.org or call (760) 391-4057.