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Palm Springs Police Department

The Palm Springs Police Department (PSDP) is the agency responsible for law enforcement within the city of Palm Springs, California. The headquarters is located at 200 South Civic Drive.[1]

Palm Springs Police Department
AbbreviationPSPD
Agency overview
Employees93 Sworn Officers
Annual budget$42.7 million
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionPalm Springs, California, California, U.S.
Population50,000
Governing bodyPalm Springs City Council
HeadquartersPalm Springs, California

Agency executive
  • Bryan Reyes, Chief of Police
Divisions
Facilities
Stations1
Website
www.palmspringsca.gov/government/departments/police

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."[1]

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.[2] 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.[3]

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  1. ^ a b City of Palm Springs: Police Department
  2. ^ ""Moment by moment, how two police officers were shot and killed in Palm Springs"". The Desert Sun. October 3, 2017. Missing or empty |url= (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. ^ ""California Designates Officer Jose "Gil" Vega and Officer Lesley Zerebny Memorial Highway"". KMIR. September 15, 2017. Retrieved 2018-06-29.