Alturas  Police Department

    Sid Cullins, Chief of Police
    200 W. North Street
     Alturas, CA. 96101
     530-233-2011 (non-emergency)

     530-233-4105 (fax) 
                                                               MISSION STATEMENT

chief cullins In Partnership with our community, we will continue our pursuit of excellence to ensure a safe and peaceful city in which to live, work, and visit.  We are committed to providing proactive law enforcement and high quality police services to enhance the quality of life, security and fairness to everyone.           


The Alturas Police Department has a philosophy of continuous improvement.  Management and leadership practices have been implemented to improve employee performance and accountability, improve responsiveness to community needs, and improve the quality of life for all residents through innovative policing practices and partnerships.  We live in a rapidly changing world and the Alturas Police Department understands that by embracing and implementing these management philosophies, modern technology systems and investing in employee development, we can provide effective and efficient public safety services to our community.

Members of the Alturas Police Department understand that only through strong community support and participation can we reduce crime and improve safety and security for residents and visitors.  It is my privilege to serve as your Chief of Police and I welcome your questions, ideas or concerns to ensure we are providing the best public safety service possible.
Sid Cullins