The Fremont Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the City of Fremont, California. As of 2019, the department consists of over 300 staff, of which more than 200 are sworn personnel, and more than 100 are professional staff. The Fremont Police Department was first established under the direction of Chief Richard E. Condon on July 1, 1958. At that time, it was staffed by one Lieutenant, three Sergeants, two investigators, one juvenile officer, 17 patrol officers, a secretary, and a clerk. By the end of 1958, there were a total of 25 officers serving a population of 29,000 people in the City of Fremont. In 1966, Fremont PD grew to 82 officers, serving a population of 88,000. The department continues to grow as demand for services increased. Today, the Fremont Police Department is one of the most reputable police agencies in the State, serving the 4th largest city in the Bay Area.
Our Mission, Vision, and Values
Our Mission is to provide "Public Safety through Professional Law Enforcement."
Our Vision is "A continuing Tradition of Excellence."
Our Values are:
- Dedication - Fremont Police employees are loyal to the community, profession, and organization. We fulfill our mission by constantly improving and acting in a selfless manner.
- Integrity - Fremont Police employees are fully forthcoming and honest. We do not hide our mistakes. We derive our authority from the community. Integrity, truthfulness, and justice are the cornerstones of our interaction with each other, with our community, and our profession.
- Professionalism - Fremont Police employees strive to do the right thing all the time, based on our skills and knowledge. We subscribe to a rigorous code of conduct and continued self-development. We represent the organization and the profession in a positive way.
- Community Partnership – Fremont Police employees value our relationship with the community. Effective policing requires public trust and support. We work to build trust, cooperation and communication with all members of our public.