Dedicated to Serving the Community and Visitors of Pismo Beach

Our Mission is to provide a multi-faceted public safety service that creates an atmosphere and environment in which citizens and visitors enjoy social order and a pleasurable quality of life. The Department is an active, progressive agency devoted to community policing through proactive enforcement of its laws, crime prevention activities, and community involvement. Our staff is highly competent, enthusiastic, and committed to providing our community with the highest levels of police services. We practice a unique form of ‘tourism-oriented policing’, which enhances our community’s reputation as a fun, family-oriented vacation destination enjoyed in a safe and peaceful environment. Chief’s Message

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Non-Emergency Police Phone Number: (805) 773-2208
Police Facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1000 Bello Street, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
PBPD portrait on pier 2009
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New Chief Selected

Chief Jake Miller took office on August 1st, 2014 after an extensive in-house interview process with the City Manager and City Council. Chief Miller promoted through every rank in the department since beginning his career here 20 years ago in 1994. City Manager Jim Lewis stated the following in a press release announcing the promotion."[Jake] Miller is a leader and has a long history of exemplary performance with the City of Pismo Beach.  He has deep relationships with business owners and neighborhood groups, he understands our tourism economy, he has built strong relationships with other law enforcement agencies, has tremendous experience, education, and training and he is supported and respected by the Police Department.  He is the perfect pick for us." (Photo courtesy of the Santa Maria Times)

K9 Demo

K9 Cannix and the PBPD K9 team gave bystanders at Pismo Coast Village campground a show by performing a K9 demonstration using a full body bite suit. K9 demos have been used to inform the public of this program and to generate donations for this fully donation funded program. Go to K9 page.