Message From Chief Sharpnack

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Welcome to the Costa Mesa Police Department (CMPD) website. Our goal is to provide you with information related to police department activities and make resources available to residents. The CMPD is committed to providing top-tier law enforcement services, through the use of technology and community partnerships. In this contemporary law enforcement environment, community policing, crime prevention and social media are just some of the ways in which we strive to connect with the members of this vibrant and diverse community.

The City of Costa Mesa is a world-class city featuring a fine blend of great neighborhoods with some of the best restaurants, retail centers, and cultural arts in the nation. In addition, Costa Mesa has quickly become the capitol of the action sports industry. Whether you live, work, or visit Costa Mesa, we want to ensure your time here is safe and enjoyable.

I am honored to serve with the members of the CMPD. Our mission is to maintain a safe environment by providing excellent service, based on fair and impartial practices. Our engaged staff of professionals truly understand the definition of service and the importance of employing a problem-solving approach.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site. We hope the information serves you well as we continue to work together to accomplish our mission. We recognize that your confidence, support, and respect are key components.