The Costa Mesa Police Department is tasked with protecting life and property, while preserving the peace and practicing the philosophy of community-oriented policing. The department is comprised currently of 212 full-time positions, of which 136 are sworn and 76 are civilians, with various part-time positions to aid throughout the organizations.
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The CMPD is committed to providing top-tier law enforcement services, using technology and community partnerships as a platform. In the contemporary law enforcement environment, social media is just one of the ways in which we strive to communicate with the members of this vibrant and diverse community.
The City of Costa Mesa is a world-class city featuring a fine blend of great neighborhoods with some of the best restaurants, retail centers, and cultural arts in the nation. In addition, Costa Mesa has quickly become the capitol of the action sports industry. Whether you live, work, or visit Costa Mesa, we want to ensure your time here is safe and enjoyable.
I am honored to serve with the members of the Costa Mesa Police Department. The CMPD team’s mission is to maintain a safe environment by providing excellent service, based on fair and impartial practices. Our engaged staff of professionals truly understand the definition of service and the importance of applying a problem-solving approach.
Thank you for taking the time to visit our site. We hope this information serves you well as we continue to work together accomplish our mission, recognizing your confidence, support, and respect are key components.
California Mailing Address:
8690 Aero Drive, Suite #115 – 224
San Diego, CA 92123
Atlanta Office Address:
510 Plaza Dr. Suite 2230
Atlanta, GA 30349