The Grass Valley Police Department is a full-service, community
policing organization. The department is comprised of 44
paid positions including 28 sworn police officers, 7 reserve
officers, 3 animal control officers, and several civilian support
staff. GVPD also has a volunteer program with 12 active
volunteers who assist with police services.
The Grass Valley Police Department offers introductory answers to
frequently asked questions regarding traffic issues, forms and
services of the Office. Click on a subject heading below to view
questions and answers relating to your selection. Links
throughout the answers will guide you to further information on
our website or from other sources. Should you have any further
questions, please consult our Contact page.
The Grass Valley Police Department is committed to fostering
public trust through transparency. The Grass Valley
Community has an undeniable interest in being informed about how
their police department conducts its business. To that end,
we strive to provide the most accurate information available in a
timely fashion, especially when officers use lethal force or
where the use of force by the police results in the death or
serious injury of a civilian.