Respect Integrity Courage Honor

We are R.I.C.H. in our Core values. Our Core values represent our organization’s highest priorities, our deeply held beliefs, and are our fundamental driving force. They are the heart for which we as an organization and our employees stand.

View an interactive map of crime reported in Anderson

Submit a tip directly to our officers or through Secret Witness.

Read more about our current unsolved crimes.

Crime map of Anderson California

Anderson Police Department Mission Statement

We are committed to protecting the public by responding to community concerns, maintaining public trust, and proactively enforcing the law.

About the SNAP program.

SNAP (Special Needs Alert Program) assists First Responders (Police and Fire) in being more responsive during emergencies to residents of the City of Anderson with special needs. Maintained by the Anderson Police Department, the program can help first responders identify those who may have difficulty communicating due to a disability or special need, such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, autism or a speech disorder.

Learn More About SNAP

Enroll in SNAP

Open Cases.

We routinely update a list of open cases that our department is investigating.

View our open cases

Open Cases

Let us know about suspicious activity.

The Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit is a specialized team comprised of carefully selected Anderson Police Department officers. The POP Unit serves as an aggressive, proactive unit that directs enforcement action to high profile problems facing the community. 

Contact POP

Contact POP

Leave a Commendation

We encourage the public to leave a commendation when police officers for commendation when they provide exceptional service that is above and beyond the call of duty.

Commendation Form

Leave a Commendation

We are now providing notifications from local emergency response teams in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Register your phone number now to start receiving notifications like evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil-water notices, and missing-child reports.

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About the SCRAM program.

Copy about the SCRAM program

Enroll in SCRAM

Enroll in SCRAM

Find Your Career with Anderson Police Department

Work in a community that supports and values law enforcement.