Danville Police Department
Law enforcement and crime prevention are the top objectives for the Danville Police Department. As a result of the Police Department’s efforts, overall crime rate has declined and is at the lowest point since the last five years.
The structure of the Police Department in Danville includes specialized units and teams, both with both sworn and civilian personnel. These groups include administration, community services, investigations, patrol, school resource, and traffic. The Police Department has 39 employees with 31 officers and eight support staff. Eight reserve officers and 19 volunteers augment the Police department’s crime fighting efforts for the 44,000 residents of Danville.
Police Department’s outreach to the community has been very successful. Programs such as Citizen’s Academy give civilians an opportunity to get an insight into how the Police Department works. Open Houses also help the Police Department understand the needs of the residents of Danville.
Danville’s Police Department has a Community Service Unit that conducts programs focused on the needs of residents, schools, and community organizations. The programs range from disaster preparation, best practices to avoid being robbed, vacation home checks, child car seat inspections, and live scan fingerprinting.
The Police Department’s website has many resources to inform citizens on how to prevent becoming a victim of crime. From learning about auto theft, community watch, personal safety, identity theft, and surveillance, the public can peruse all the informational links on the site.
Among the Police Department’s units, Patrol is the largest. Patrol officers canvas three geographic areas in Danville called beats. Each beat has a primary person who is responsible for incoming calls. Patrol staff also runs the Canine Unit (K-9) program.
Monitoring and controlling traffic is an important responsibility for the Police Department. Its duties include traffic violations, monitoring school zones, education on car safety for adults and children, enforcing rules for cell phones, helmets and fielding complaints. You can report unsafe drivers at (925) 820-2144.
510 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA 94526
Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Weekends or After Hours: (925) 820-2144
The town of Danville’s Fire Department is run by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District. Controlling fires, rescue, and emergency medical services are managed by the District which also provides these services to the towns of Contra Costa County including Alamo, Blackhawk, Diablo, San Ramon, the southern area of Morgan Territory and the Tassajara Valley.
Fire District Stations 31, 33, 35, and 36 serve the town of Danville. Fire prevention is the main objective of the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District which achieves it through education, building engineering oversight, fire code enforcement, exterior hazard abatement, and fire investigations.
The District’s outreach program has several aspects dedicated to engage the community. By staying close to the community, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is able to anticipate and work toward a common goal of keeping the community safe. Programs such as fire station tours, juvenile firesetter program, senior safety, hazardous waste disposal, and other emergency preparation programs help citizens stay updated on the latest information and refresh their skills on how to deal with emergency situations.
The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is internationally accredited. This assessment ensures that the District provides and maintains quality and high-standard services.
The District website has tools that can help you stay informed including live web cameras, streaming radio, live incident dispatch, and a community warning system. For people on the go, you can download a mobile app called PulsePoint that can help medically untrained people conduct life‐saving help to victims of cardiac arrest. The District also has a Twitter feed for up-to-date information.
Danville Fire Station 31, 800 San Ramon Valley Boulevard, Danville, CA 94526
Danville Fire Station 33, 1051 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526
Danville Fire Station 35, 505 Silver Oak Lane, Danville, CA 94506
Danville Fire Station 36, 2001 Lusitano Street, Danville, CA 94506
Emergency: Dial 911
San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Headquarters
1500 Bollinger Canyon Road, San Ramon, CA 94583