Palm Springs Police Department
|Palm Springs Police Department|
|Employees||93 Sworn Officers|
|Annual budget||$42.7 million|
|Operations jurisdiction||Palm Springs, California, California, U.S.|
|Governing body||Palm Springs City Council|
|Headquarters||Palm Springs, California|
The mission of the department is "The men and women of the Palm Springs Police Department, empowered by and in partnership with the community, are dedicated to providing professional, ethical, and courteous service to all."
On October 8, 2016, two police officers, Jose "Gil" Vega and Lesley Zerebny, were shot and killed in the line of duty, the first since 1962. In 2017, a section of California State Route 111 was designated the "Officer Jose 'Gil' Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny Memorial Highway" in their honor.
- City of Palm Springs: Police Department
- ""Moment by moment, how two police officers were shot and killed in Palm Springs"". The Desert Sun. October 3, 2017. Missing or empty
- ""California Designates Officer Jose "Gil" Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny Memorial Highway"". KMIR. September 15, 2017. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
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