Chief's Welcome


Welcome to the website for the Walnut Creek Police Department.  The members of our department are committed to providing excellent police services to those that live in, work in, or visit the great city of Walnut Creek.  We work hand in hand with our community to ensure the outstanding quality of life in our city is maintained and enhanced.  Please take an opportunity to visit the different sections of our website to learn about our various programs and services.  Here you will find information on our Operations Division, our Administration Division, and the many opportunities you have to get involved with your police department, including our volunteer program, our police cadet program, and our reserve police officer program.  I am extremely proud to serve as Chief of Police for this exceptional department.  We are committed to serving our community.  If you would like to learn more, please drop by and visit us, or simply take a moment to say hello to the women and men of our department when we are out and about.

Chief of Police Tom Chaplin