• Police Services

  • The Danville Police Department has 39 employees who proudly serve the residents of Danville.  This dedicated group consists of 31 Officers, and 8 Civilian Support Personnel.  In addition there are 8 Reserve Officers, and 19 Volunteers in Policing that help us deliver services to the 44,000 residents.

    The department is organized into the following specialized units and teams, staffed by both sworn and civilian personnel: Administration, Patrol, Investigations, Traffic, School Resource, and Community Services.

    Our dedicated staff is committed to providing the highest quality of policing services to the Town's residents and businesses in order to enhance community safety.  To do this, we pledge to take a leadership role in developing partnerships and resolving problems within the community.  Our goal is to improve the quality of life and prevent crime in the Town of Danville.

  • Public Safety in the News

  • Message from
    Chief Simpkins:

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    As we enter 2015 I would like to take a moment and give a profound thank you to our residents.  We at the Danville Police Department are very grateful for the relationship we have with our community and we have received an enormous amount of support from you during 2014. As your Police Chief, I am truly humbled by your trust and faith in us.


    Policing Danville is a privilege for us and we recognize that your trust is something we must constantly work to earn.  During 2015 we will have several opportunities for you to be involved with the police department.  We will be hosting two sessions of our Citizen's Academy (Spring and Fall) and will have an open house in September.   We encourage interested residents to participate in these events.  We rely on your input to be able to police Danville in the way it works the best for our residents.

    It is an honor to serve here in Danville and we, in turn, are honored to have so many supportive residents. We look forward to serving our community in 2015.



    I feel that an open door policy is an important piece of maintaining a good relationship with you, our residents.  Please feel free to contact me via email at ssimpkins@danville.ca.gov or by stopping by our office.


    Thank you and have a safe and happy 2015!  




    Steve Simpkins, Chief of Police
    Danville Police Department