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Police Department

Duties and Responsibilities
The Police Department offers police response 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Department also has an active Citizens on Patrol Program, and various opportunities exist for community volunteers and student interns to play an active role in supporting public safety efforts.


Chief of Police

William Dobberstein

621 11th St.

Fortuna, CA 95540

Ph: (707) 725-7550

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Monday – Friday

7:00 am – 5:00 pm PST

The mission of the Fortuna Police Department is to provide quality Police Service through our dedicated personnel, community involvement, and innovative use of resources.  

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