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History

On July 1, 2003, the City of Rancho Cordova officially became an incorporated City. The City of Rancho Cordova established a law enforcement services contract with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office and formed RCPD.

RCPD is comprised of 55 sworn officers and 7 non-sworn staff who are dedicated to serving the City of Rancho Cordova. RCPD enforces State statutes, as well as City codes and ordinances. Learn more about our teams

Any calls for service occurring outside of the City’s boundaries, but within the unincorporated area of Sacramento County, are handled by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office.

Any traffic complaints, concerns or collisions occurring outside the City’s boundaries, but within the unincorporated area of Sacramento County, are handled by the California Highway Patrol.

The Rancho Cordova Police Station is located at 2897 Kilgore Road in the City of Rancho Cordova. Contact us

Community Policing Philosophy

RCPD is focused on making the City of Rancho Cordova a safe and inviting place. We use a community policing approach that partners our officers with residents to identify problems and work together to solve those problems. One of the key components of community policing is the involvement of our residents. Learn how you can get involved

Mission Statement

The mission of RCPD is the protection of life and property, the preservation of the public peace, and the enforcement of the law in partnership with our community. To accomplish our mission, we dedicate ourselves to service with concern.

Values

We believe in empowering our employees to make decisions, providing for a flexible and creative environment that fosters ownership and a high work ethic, while maintaining accountability and our commitment to our department, our profession and our community.

We will present a professional image at all times, reflecting pride in our profession, respect for all whom we encounter, and demonstrating daily our commitment to quality service to our community and to each other.

We promote constant employee development through training, coaching and mentoring, and recognition to enhance employee morale and provide the best possible level of service to our community.

We believe in community partnerships to address quality of life issues utilizing a problem solving approach and maintaining open lines of communication with all members of our community.

We believe in total quality customer satisfaction by providing one-stop services access, community education, emergency response, and an integrated multi-agency approach to problem solving.

We shall participate in strong community leadership, working with other community leaders to improve the quality of life for all with emphasis on the value and well-being of our community’s youth.

Vision

RCPD is committed to providing high quality public safety services to our residents to create an environment in which all may enjoy an optimum quality of life and economic prosperity.