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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Your Feedback Requested: Implementing Community-Surveillance Cameras in Fremont

The Fremont Police Department’s top priority is preventing criminals from impacting the city and keeping residents safe.

Fremont's residential burglary rate decreased by 27 percent from 2012 to 2013 and, while this... Go to

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Posted on: January 30, 2014

IRS Telephone Scam - Recent suspect claims to be a Fremont Police Officer

IRS Telephone Scam Continues - Recent suspect claims to be a Fremont Police Officer.

It's with unfortunate circumstances that we have been prompted to once again alert our community about the fraudulent Internal... Learn more

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Posted on: October 1, 2013

Reward Announced in Hit and Run Case

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Fremont Police Announce Reward in Hit and Run Case

A $10,000 reward is being announced for information leading to the identity, arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for a major injury hit and run collision... Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2013

Fremont Ranks as 2nd Safest City in America

According to Business Insider, Fremont ranked No. 2 on the list of the “20 Safest Cities in America.” With a population of 217,000, Fremont has high performing schools, a median household income well above the national... Read on...

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Posted on: July 8, 2013

Listen to our NEW Recruitment Advertisement

The Fremont Police Department is actively hiring police officers. Learn more about the job, benefits and working for the City of Fremont by listening to our new radio advertisement spot.

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Posted on: April 29, 2013

Fremont PD Named in Top 50 for Being a Friendly Social Media Police Department

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Last week, Fremont PD was recognized by MPHProgramsList.com as one of America's Largest Cities in 2013 to be Social Media Friendly...

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Posted on: April 8, 2013

Fremont Appoints New Police Chief

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April 8, 2013 – Fremont City Manager Fred Diaz announced the appointment of Richard Lucero as Police Chief for the City of Fremont. Lucero has been serving as Interim Police Chief since Dec. 31, 2012, when Fremont Police... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2013

Suspect Wanted in Connection with Several Fremont Burglaries

Suspect Lawrence Nero

Fremont Police are seeking the help of our community to locate wanted suspect Lawrence Nero. Nero is has a $1 Million dollar ramey warrant that was issued in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in Fremont on... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2013

Gun Buy Back Event

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, beginning at 10:00 a.m., the Fremont Police Department will be hosting a Gun Buy Back Event for residents of the Tri-City Area (Fremont, Newark, Union City.)

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10:00... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2013

Package Thief Arrested

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In mid-November the Fremont Police Department utilized YouTube to solicit the help from our community to identify a female who was captured on video stealing a package and bag of clothes off the front porch of a home in... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2013

Bank Robbers Arrested After Standoff at Newark Motel

Shortly after 1:40 p.m., Fremont Police responded to a bank robbery that had just occurred at the Bank of the West located at 39533 Paseo Padre Parkway. Two suspects had entered the bank with bandanas partially covering... Read on...

Posted on: January 11, 2013

Detectives are investigating Fremont's first homicide in 2013

On January 10, 2013 at 5:25 p.m., officers responded to a shooting on Pardee Ct. The caller stated that a male was shot dead by a family member. Officers arrived and confirmed the 48 year old male was deceased with a gunshot... Read on...

Posted on: January 10, 2013

FPD Robbery Unit Seeks the Public's Assistance to Locate Armed Robbery Suspect Melvin Landry Jr.

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Landry Jr. is known to frequent the areas of Oakland and Sacramento and may be connected to additional robberies that have occurred in the Bay Area. The Fremont Police Department holds a ramey warrant for his arrest in the... Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2012

Police Chief Craig Steckler Announces Retirement

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Fremont, CA – December 11, 2012 – Police Chief Craig Steckler, a 45-year veteran of law enforcement as well as Fremont’s police chief for the past 20 years, is retiring. His last day is Dec. 30.

Chief Steckler has held... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2012

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