"City of Gold"
OROVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
2055 Lincoln Street ,Oroville, California 95965
Phone (530) 538-2448
Mitch Brown, Police Chief
The Police Dispatch Center is the hub of the Police Department. our Public Safety Communication Specialists handed 7,800 *911* calls and 19,970 police incidents in 2000.
To contact the department for business other then emergencies dial (530) 538-2448
The Oroville Police Department has a compliment of 24 sworn
officers, 10 non-sworn employees, Senior Volunteers, and a Reserve
Officer unit. The jurisdiction encompasses 13 square miles with
71 miles of City maintained roadway. The population within the
City limits is 12,656; however, as the County Seat, our sphere
of influence has a population of 55,000. Approximately 250,000
people per year travel through the City to reach the 167 mile
shoreline of Lake Oroville.
Police Rescue Team members train monthly to ensure
the safety of our community.