Dos Palos

Serving the Dos Palos community since 1935


On behalf of the entire Dos Palos Police Department, thank you for visiting our website. I am proud to be a part of the Dos Palos Police Department, as well as a part of the Dos Palos community. Our staff work hard to provide a high level of service to the community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Richard McEachin

Chief of Police


Report a Crime

If you witness a crime, please report it to Dos Palos Police Department immediately.

Emergencies: Dial 911

Non-emergencies: Dial our Dispatch: (209) 392-2176

Thank you.


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Join Our Team

The Dos Palos Police Department is currently accepting applications for Police Officer-Lateral or Academy Graduate. Job announcement and application are below.

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Animal Control

Dogs currently at our shelter

The photos below are of dogs currently at the Dos Palos Animal Shelter. If you see your dog, please contact us to get information on how to pick him/her up. If you don't see your dog here but he/she is missing and you think we may have him/her, call us at (209) 392-2176.


Male Pit Bull 

Located 1/6/22 on Spain St

Check back later for updates

Thank you

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Female Husky mix

Located 1/20 on Fir St


External Links

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DPPD Policy Manual

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Merced County Coronavirus Information

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California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) website

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Merced Area Crime Stoppers


Contact Us

1546 Golden Gate Ave

Dos Palos, CA 93620

Non-Emergency Dispatch: (209) 392-2176

Fax: (209) 392-2500