Police Department

Welcome to the web site of the King City Police Department.

starAs the Chief of your police department I wish to take a moment to extend to you my sincere gratitude for the chance to serve in this office. The officers, support staff and command staff who work tirelessly for you have a sincere interest for your safety and wellbeing. It is the mission of King City Police to protect life and property, provide professional police services, and work in collaboration with the community. We hope to achieve this by maintaining our core values of:

    Protect the rights and dignity of all people as determined by the Constitution of the United States and the laws of the State of California
    Commitment to ethical behavior and acceptance of responsibility and accountability for all of our actions and decisions
    Quality through continuous improvement

Please take time to review our web pages for information you may be looking for, and of course please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

I believe whole heartedly that I, as well as all of the staff of King city Police Department serve you, the community of King City. With this belief I truly wish to hear of any commendations, concerns or complaints you may have. I hold monthly meeting in the City Council Chambers every second Thursday of the month. I have an advisory board of community members who sit with me to hear from the community. I would encourage you to attend these meetings and ask any questions or voice concerns.

If you have a specific complaint regarding an officer or staff of the King City Police Department or a commendation please follow the attached link to submit a complaint or commendation. You may also contact the city manager or any city council member to report a complaint or offer a commendation.

Chief Bob Masterson

KCPD Commendation English
KCPD Commendation Spanish
Citizen’s Complaint Form 2017
Citizen’s Complaint Form-Spanish 2017
King City Police Department Policy Manual (new)


Police Chief Robert Masterson
Robert Masterson
Police Chief

King City Police Department
415 Bassett Street
King City, CA 93930
Phone: 831-385-4848
Emergency: 911

Non-Emergency Dispatch:

Monday – Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Holidays

About The Department

The Police Department is authorized 17 sworn officers, and three non-sworn personnel. The current authorized staffing includes the Chief of Police, Police Commander (1), Police Sergeants (4), Investigator (1) and Police Officers (10). Those sworn positions are supported by an Administrative Assistant, a Records Supervisor, a Police Clerk, a Community Services Officer and an Animal Control Officer. The department services include various police patrol services, vehicle abatement program, live scan fingerprinting, School Resource services, and crime prevention through environmental design.

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