Crime

How do I get a copy of a police report or accident report

You will need to go to the main Police station at 611 W. 22nd Street to request a copy of a report.  To get a copy of the police report you must be listed in the report.  There is a charge of $7.50 per report. The records division is open Monday thru Friday, 8:00am to 12:00 and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

How do I get my property back from the Police Department

You need to fill out a Property Release Request Form and then mail it to or drop it off at the main Police Station at 611 W. 22nd Street.

How do I get my vehicle out of impound or storage

You will need to  come the the central Police station at 611 W. 22nd Street to fill out the necessary paperwork and to pay any fees.

I am the victim in a pending criminal case, and want to know if the defendant has been bailed or released from jail

You will need to contact the Merced County Sheriff's Office at 209-385-7444.

I have information about a crime

Please contact the Police Department at 209-385-6905.

I know about an arson.

Please contact the Police Department at 209-385-6905.

I need graffiti removed in my area

To report graffiti in your area please call 209-385-8807.

I want crime statistics for an area of Merced.

Please contact the police department at 209-385-4701.

I want to notify someone about gang activity

Please go to the link to the Gang Violence Suppression Unit page where you can report gang activity. 

I want to report a burglary

Please contact the Police Department to make a report at 209-385-6905. 

I want to report a hate crime

Please contact the police department to make a report at 209-385-6905.

I want to report child abuse

Please contact the Police Department to make a report at 209-385-6905.

I want to report corruption in a city agency

Please contact the Police Department to make a report at 209-385-6905.

I want to report cruelty to animals

Please contact Merced City Animal Control at 209-385-4720, to make a report.

I want to report drug dealing

Please contact the Police Department to make a report at 209-385-6905, or you can call the Merced Area Narcotics tip line at 1-800-470-8477.

Additional information can be found at the link below.

I want to report graffiti

There are two ways to report graffiti in your area.  To make a police report please contact the Police Department to make a report at 209-385-6905.  For graffiti removal please call 209-385-8807.

I want to report spousal abuse

Please contact the Police Department to make a report at 209-385-6905.  You may also get additional information at the link below.

I want to start or join a neighborhood watch

Please contact the Merced Community Action Network at 385-8807.

What do I need to do if I am the victim of identity theft?

 

Who is on the most wanted list

The City of Merced's Most Wanted is posted on the Police Department's home page.  It is updated frequently.  If you have any information about anyone listed on the most wanted list, please contact the Police Department at 209-385-6905.