Police

The Police Department is currently approved for 39 sworn officer positions, 6 paid reserve police officer positions, and 20 non-sworn support positions. Staff are assigned to 1 of 3 divisions:
  • Field Operations
  • Special Operations
  • Support Services
The department also boasts an award-winning Police Explorer Program for the youth of Morgan Hill. In addition to paid positions, various opportunities exist for community volunteers and student interns to play an active role in supporting public safety efforts.

Mission Statement
Your Morgan Hill Police Department is committed to deliver intelligence-based police services by partnering with the community to reduce crime, apprehend offenders and improve quality of life with integrity, professionalism, and respect.

Our Mission is Guided by our Core Values:
  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Pride
  • Team Work
  • Innovation
Police Department E-Newsletter | Announcements | Alerts
The Morgan Hill Police Department has launched an electronic newsletter designed to keep the community informed of issues regarding public safety, crime trends and alerts.

To subscribe to our Electronic Newsletter and receive Police Department announcements and community alerts. Review our past newsletters. View the Police Staff Directory.

2013 Annual Report
We are pleased to provide the community with our 2013 Annual Report. The Annual Report provides a snapshot of annual trends in crime and traffic as well as information regarding the community and the Police Department. We hope you find this information helpful and useful.

2013 Annual Report (PDF)

View our past Annual Reports:
Strategic Plan
For the first time the Morgan Hill Police Department has developed a Public Safety Outcome Based Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan). The Strategic Plan will serve as a road map for the Police Department for our public safety strategies for the next 4 years. Our Strategic Plan is aligned with our mission and vision, and includes 4 outcomes that are supported by specific measures and action items to assess our level of achievement for each.

The 4 outcomes are:
  1. Reduce Incidents of Crime and Traffic Collisions
  2. Increase Trust and Confidence in the Police Department
  3. Increase Feeling of Safety
  4. Increase Proficiency of Staff
View our Strategic Plan (PDF).