In addition to maintaining the highest levels of public safety, the Murrieta Police Department is committed to transparency, public trust, community partnerships, and compliance with the law. Transparency fosters trust and accountability among our employees and the public, essential for our agency's success. We can improve our services, policies, and procedures by sharing information and seeking feedback.
Transparent communication helps to avoid misunderstandings, conflicts, and distrust that can damage our reputation and relationships. In summary, transparency is a fundamental value that guides our agency's culture and operations, promoting trust, accountability, and effective communication.
A comprehensive report of the police department for the year.
Automated License Plate Readers
The Murrieta Police Department utilizes automated license plate reader (ALPR) cameras in strategic locations throughout our city with the goal to solve and reduce crime in our neighborhoods.
Body Worn Cameras
It is the policy of the Murrieta Police Department to use body worn camera technology to more effectively fulfill the department’s mission and to ensure these systems are used securely and efficiently.
Military Equipment Use Policy
AB 481 requires our department to obtain approval from the City Council, by adoption of a military equipment use policy prior to taking certain actions relating to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment.
National Incident-Based Reporting System
Implemented to improve the overall quality of crime data collected by law enforcement, NIBRS captures details on each single crime incident—as well as on separate offenses within the same incident—including information on victims, known offenders, relationships between victims and offenders, arrestees, and property involved in crimes.
The Murrieta Police Department takes seriously all complaints regarding the service provided by the department and the conduct of its members.
Read our department policy manual.
Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA)
The Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015 requires all city and county local law enforcement agencies in California, as well as the California Highway Patrol and peace officers of California state and university educational institutions, to collect perceived demographic and other detailed data regarding pedestrian and traffic stops.
Senate Bill 978 (2020)
Increasing transparency and helping to educate the public about law enforcement policies, procedures, and training.
Use of Force Analysis
Annual use of force analysis report.