News Flash

Posted on: May 10, 2022

Cop Cars to the Community Program

Kids in Volunteer Police Car

Do you know someone who would love to turn on the lights on a police car and discover a little more about being a police officer? The Town of Danville is proud to make those dreams come true. Visit and fil...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

"10-8" Facebook Live - Community Updates

10-8 Facebook Live Community Update


Join Danville Police Chief Allan Shields every Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. on Facebook Live for the Town of Danville Police Department's weekly community update.Hear about current trends, crime prevention, and communi...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

Wet Weather Driving Tips

Here Comes The Rain Again (351 x 300 px)

The rain is back in the forecast and Danville PD wants you to remember some important Wet Weather Driving Tips: 

  • Slow down and increase your following distance in wet weather.  
  • Stay toward the middle lanes because water tends to pool in t...
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NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Mental Health Resources


Contra Costa County is working on several initiatives to make mental health resources more accessible and widen their scope of assistance.  One such program is the Mobile Crisis Response Team. 

If there is no immediate danger, but&nbs...

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NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Tips To Improve Home Security – CPTED

Danville Neighbourhood

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a crime prevention philosophy based on the idea that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can help prevent crime and increase quality of life.  Here are some simple ...

Improving Home Security Tips

NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Speed Leads to Rise in Traffic Accidents

Januray - September Traffic Incidents by Age Group

Danville Police are asking residents to watch their speed and take their time, in order to get to their destinations safely, as an uptick in traffic accidents was seen in 2019. 

Many of the accidents occurred in the downtown and Camino Tassajara c...

Advice on watching your speed from Danville PD

NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Emergency Preparedness – Are You Ready?

Are you ready?

There are many different types of emergencies; from power outages to more serious incidents such as earthquakes, fires and chemical spills. Emergencies can be devastating and can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or be confined to your home. Familie...

Getting started with Emergency Preparedness

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