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About the Fremont Police Department

The Fremont Police Department is the law enforcement agency for the City of Fremont, California.  As of 2019, the department consists of over 300 positions, of which more than 200 are sworn personnel, and more than 100 are professional staff. 


Brief History

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.