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Chief's Message

The Desert Hot Springs Police Department is part of a team of City Departments committed to keeping Desert Hot Springs a pleasant and safe place to live, work and visit.  Our Department works collaboratively with the community, and is dedicated to Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving.  Our charge is to protect lives and property, but we also consider the quality of life of our citizens a vital part of our mission.

Contained in this website you will find a myriad of information in reference to the services we provide, along with upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.

The employees of the Desert Hot Springs Police Department understand their role within the community.  It is expressed through the personal service that members of our community receive each and every day.  Our employees are chosen based upon their personal skills as well as their experience and education.  Compassion, understanding and the ability to equitably resolve issues are the cornerstone of our service delivery philosophy.

The dedicated men and women of the Desert Hot Springs Police Department are proud to wear the badge of public trust and are committed to preserving and protecting the Desert Hot Springs way of life.

Thank you for your interest in the Department.  Should you desire additional information that is nott included on the website, please contact us at (760) 329-2904. 

We welcome and encourage your thoughts and comments.



Dale Mondary
Chief of Police


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