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Hesperia Police Department
Nils Bentsen
Chief of Police

Kelly Kesler
Captains Secretary

15840 Smoketree
Hesperia, CA  92345

Phone: (760) 947-1500
Fax: (760) 947-1598

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Hesperia Police Department is comprised of 54 sworn law enforcement personnel including:
  • One captain
  • One lieutenant
  • Seven sergeants
  • Five detectives
  • 40 deputy sheriffs

There are also 18 Professional Staff employees who handle various administrative, clerical and technical duties. The City of Hesperia has contracted with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for its police services since 1988.

Police Activities
Law enforcement activities within the City of Hesperia include:
  • Marked-unit patrol
  • Traffic enforcement
  • Gang enforcement
  • Graffiti / vandalism investigation and abatement
  • Advanced investigations

Team Effort
In addition to these routine assignments, deputies are also organized into teams that are responsible for managing enhanced, problem-oriented policing activities within specific geographic areas of the City.

These deputies network with a variety of law enforcement partners such as City Code Enforcement, Parole, Probation, Welfare Fraud officers and citizens. This networking helps the deputies to identify community problems, the causal factors behind the problems and then attack them from a variety of angles and approaches.

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9700 Seventh Ave | Hesperia, CA 92345
Phone: (760) 947-1000