About the Police Department


To deliver public safety services to our community with the utmost professionalism and integrity.

The Santa Ana Police Department strives to be a leader in community policing by providing exceptional policing services that embody the spirit of community partnership by being responsive, efficient and transparent in resolving community concerns to public safety.


The organizational values of the Santa Ana Police Department are the foundation from which the policies that govern all aspects of police service delivery are derived.  These values serve as a public declaration of the principles, which guide the Department and articulate the Department's commitment to professionalism.  Our values act as the guideline for the discretionary use of police powers and are the basis by which employee actions are evaluated.



Our Values

Integrity We value adherence to the rule of law, to the constitution of California and of the United States, and to complete honesty.
Accountability We value ethical decision making and accepting responsibility for our decisions and actions.
Community Participation We value working with Santa Ana's diverse communities to ensure the safety and security of our neighborhoods.
Quality Service We value providing fair, courteous, responsive, and efficient service, equally to all people, which observes each individual's dignity and worth.



Police Department Building and Patrol Car